LAW-2951 E-Discovery Law
2 credits day; 2 credits evening.
This course examines the growing body of law and practice on the treatment of electronic data in litigation. E-Discovery is a term used to describe the developing case law and best practices surrounding the identification, preservation, collection, review, and production of various electronic data sources, including email, databases, legacy systems, metadata, personal and group network shares, instant messaging, text messaging, PDA's social networking sites, such as Facebook and My Space, and other electronic data sources. The course will address counsel's duties in properly identifying, preserving, collecting, reviewing, and producing electronic data, as well as basic technological knowledge litigation counsel should possess to litigate cases in this computer day and age. The course will cover a wealth of growing case law as well as prepare students by exercises in mock information technology interviews, depositions, and exercises in proper written discover practice, as they relate to E-Discovery. Students will be graded by a closed-book final examination.
Meets Skills Menu Requirement
Meets Civil Litigation Concentration Requirements
Meets Legal Technology and Innovation Concentration Requirements
Final Exam Required
<<Course Updated: March 15, 2016>>