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Fall 2020
LAW721  AW  ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

Course Description
Litigation is very different in the digital world than it was in the paper world. This course will focus on electronic discovery rules and cases. We will study the changes to the federal rules of civil procedure that went into effect on December 1, 2006 and December 1, 2015. They were designed to fill the e-discovery void but have created as many issues as they resolve. We will discuss key e-discovery cases under the Rules, the duty to preserve, the attorney-client privilege, Rule 502 orders, sanctions, the ethics of e-discovery, forms of production, metadata, and a host of other related topics. Prominent judges and lawyers from around the United States will also be guest speakers via speaker phone.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2020 - 11-17-2020   T  7:30 AM-9:10 AM TBD

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Midterm paper and Final paper
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Litigation - Basic
Bar Subject(s):
NEW YORK SKILLS
Concentration(s):
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: E-Discovery: Twenty Questions and Answers
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: John Barkett
    Publisher: American Bar Association
    Edition: Original Edition
    ISBN: 978-1604421156
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Read Rules 1, 16, 26, 30, 33, 36, 37, and 45 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

    Material:
    E-Discovery: Twenty Questions and Answers
    Original Edition
    John Barkett
    978-1604421156
      

 
Professor(s)

BARKETT, JOHN


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jbarkett@shb.com