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Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence

The acclaimed Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence (3rd ed.)(updated biannually) treatise and accompanying Best Practices Guides are available to assist with your ediscovery needs. The list of publications includes:

Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence (3rd ed.) treatise. 
Best Practice Guides (Guides are updated annually):
 - Information Technology Primer for Lawyers 
 - Legal Hold
 - ESI Pretrial Discovery - Strategy and Tactics. 
 - Electronic Discovery and Evidence                                                                       Companion CD-ROM - contains all publications, full text of cases and hyperlinked for your convenience, and practice forms, planning guides, IT discovery questions and other resources.

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 Information Technology Primer for Legal Professionals

The Information Technology Primer (updated annually) provides a much needed primer in understanding "electronically stored information" (ESI), the creation, storage and deletion of ESI, and  the “information technology infrastructure” of organizations.  Understanding the infrastructure and technology concepts will enable legal professionals to apply e-discovery legal mandates in order to request and produce “electronically stored information” (ESI). The primer includes important sections in identifying, locating and managing “electronically stored information” (ESI) using computer technology.
 
Contents include:
 - Overview of IT in organizations and the electronic discovery process.
 - IT infrastructure of a company's IT people, hardware, software and networks.
 - ESI types, file systems and structure of data.
 - Sources, storage, locations, metadata and concealment of ESI
 - Computer technology available to search, identify, review and produce ESI
 
 
         

 


 

 
   

Legal Hold

The Legal Hold Best Practices Guide (updated annually) provides strategic guidance, recommendations and practice forms for legal professionals, including corporate counsel, in preparing for and implementing a “legal hold.” This Guide covers the components of a litigation readiness plan to ensure that your client can identify, preserve, collect, process, and review electronic data for disclosure in a timely manner. Such a proactive approach will contribute to your success by properly identifying and preserving ESI once a triggering event occurs.
 
 
         

 

 

 
   
ESI Pretrial Discovery -- Strategy and Tactics
 
This Best Practices Guide (updated annually) contains strategy and tactics for handling sixteen specific ESI issues throughout pretrial discovery. These include scope of discovery, preservation obligation, controlling costs, search methodology, form of production, accessibility of ESI and cost allocation, and much more. Whether it is a “meet and confer” or request for production, these are the sixteen critical issues to focus on in requesting or producing ESI.

CONTENTS INCLUDE:
• The Basics of Electronic Discovery
• Preparing an Overall Plan and Strategy
• ESI Issues and Strategy - Sixteen Crtitcal Issues
• Litigation Stages and Procedural Discovery Rules

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Electronic Discovery and Evidence

This Best Practices Guide (updated annually) provides a practical step-by-step guide covering the legal and technology issues involved in requesting or producing electronic data. It contains critical cross-references to the treatise where you can find more information on each topic.

CONTENTS INCLUDE:
• The Basics of Electronic Discovery
• Electronic Discovery Plan
• Steps to Requesting Electronic Information
• Steps to Responding to an Electronic Discovery Request
• Admission of Electronic Evidence
• Amended Federal Rules and Comm. Notes
• NEW - "Meet and Confer" Planning Guide 

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Publications

 

 

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The Only Complete eDiscovery Reference Source

The set includes:

Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence (3rd ed.) treatise (Print and CD-ROM) (updated bi-annually)

Best Practices Guides

  • Information Technology Primer (updated annually)

  • Electronic Discovery & Evidence (updated annually)

  • ESI Pretrial Discovery—Strategy and Tactics (updated annually)

  • Litigation Readiness and Hold (updated annually)

Practice Forms and Checklists (CD-ROM) and other resources
eBook - contains all of the above resources and full text of all cases

 


 

Arkfeld on Electronic Discovery and Evidence (3rd ed.) Newly Revised - The third edition is enhanced in both substance and format, and expanded to cover the latest issues affecting e-discovery. These include: search types, protocol, and certification of search methodology; “legal hold” detailed analysis regarding “triggering events”; FRE 502 section analyzing inadvertent disclosure, attorney-client privilege and work product and limitations on waiver as well as a host of other ediscovery issues. This expanded edition builds upon the sections providing detailed analysis of technology concepts, authoritative discussion of court rules related to electronic information, case summaries of both federal and state cases, and an extended library of forms, checklists, and practical pointers.

In addition to the significant enhancements to this edition is a new 47-page section entitled Information Technology Discovery Questions on the CD-ROM that is designed to use in preparation of a discovery plan, client questionnaire, adversary preservation questions, meet and confer conferences, depositions, interrogatories, and request to produce and inspect. Learn more . . . Read more . . .

 


Information Technology Primer for Legal Professionals

This publication provides a much needed primer for understanding the “information technology infrastructure” of organizations. Understanding the infrastructure and technology concepts will enable legal professionals to apply e-discovery legal mandates in order to request and produce “electronically stored information” (ESI). The primer includes important sections in identifying, locating, and managing ESI using computer technology.

CONTENTS INCLUDE:

• Overview of information technology in organizations and the electronic discovery process.
• Characteristics and “form or forms” of ESI
• IT infrastructure of a company’s IT people, hardware, software and networks
• ESI types, file systems and structure of data
• Sources, storage, locations, metadata and concealment of ESI
• Computer technology available to search, identify, review and produce ESI

 


 

Arkfeld’s Best Practices Guide for ESI Pretrial Discovery—Strategy and Tactics (updated biannually).This Guide contains strategy and tactics for handling sixteen specific ESI issues throughout pretrial discovery. These include scope of discovery, preservation obligation, controlling costs, search methodology, form of production, accessibility of ESI and cost allocation and much more. Whether it is a “meet and confer” or request for production these are the critical issues to focus on in requesting or producing ESI. It provides you with a valuable strategy and checklist for, and guidance on, the legal and technology issues affecting your pretrial e-discovery decisions. Read more . . .

 

 

 


 
 
Arkfeld’s Best Practices Guide for Legal Hold (updated biannually). This publication provides strategic guidance, recommendations and practice forms for legal professionals, including corporate counsel, in preparing for and implementing a “legal hold.” This Guide covers the components of a legal hold readiness plan to ensure that your client can identify, preserve, collect, process, and review electronic data for disclosure in a timely manner. Such a proactive approach will contribute to your success by properly identifying and preserving ESI once a triggering event occurs.
 
 

 


 

Arkfeld’s Best Practices Guide for Electronic Discovery & Evidence (updated biannually). The Electronic Discovery and Evidence Best Practice Guide has been revamped and updated to offer an overview and workbook for the myriad of legal and technology issues that need to be addressed whether you are requesting or producing “electronically stored information” (ESI). This workbook will provide a plan and pretrial steps in discovering and disclosing ESI. It sets forth the key legal and technology issues you will encounter as you discover or produce ESI, cross-referenced into the main treatise for an in depth look at the various issues.  In addition, a new 15-page “meet and confer” planning guide has been developed and included with the Guide.   Read more . . .

 


Built on the Folio platform, the companion eBook CD-ROM is fully searchable and easy to navigate. It contains the full text of the Treatise and the Best Practices Guides with hypertext links to the referenced case law and statutes and other materials cited by the author. The CD also includes practice forms, guidelines, planning guides and many other resources. All the materials, including cases, are contained on the CD-ROM itself – no need to go online! The user-friendly and intuitive interface allows you to take advantage of improved search technologies, as well as to print, copy and paste, and save material to your computer. Read more . . .

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