The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines
The most comprehensive and practical book on E-discovery on the market containing over 200 pages of easy-to-tailor forms also included on the CD-ROM.
"A practical tool for litigators dealing with electronic discovery and evidence issues." -- Gianfranco A. Pietrafesa, Herten Burstein
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About the Book
Please Note: This title has been drafted in accordance with the new Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
E-Discovery and the use of electronic evidence has increased dramatically over the past few years, but many lawyers still struggle with the complexities of dealing with electronic information. This comprehensive book provides lawyers with the templates they need to develop an effective E-Discovery strategy, and to frame appropriate E-Discovery requests. In addition to the ready-made forms, the authors also supply helpful information and commentary to bring you rapidly up to speed in the electronic discovery field.
In the 750-plus pages of this book, you'll learn the background and strategies behind effective e-discovery--and find more than 70 forms and checklists you need, including:
Interrogatories for Network Infrastructure
Interrogatories for Internet Access and Usage
Interrogatories for Computers, Servers and Software
Interrogatories for Backup Systems
Interrogatories for E-mail
Interrogatories for Instant Messages
Interrogatories for Remote Access/Home Issues
Desktop and server Information Forms
Evidence Custody Form
Guidelines for an Electronic Evidence Protocol
Nonwaiver of Privilege Agreement
Guidelines for Hiring and Working with an Electronic Discovery or Computer Forensic Expert
Computer Forensics Services Agreement
Preservation of Evidence Letters
Initial Interrogatories Subject to Rule 33(a) Limitations
Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Interrogatories
Multiple Requests for Production of Documents
Notice of Taking Deposition Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(B)(6)
Sample Subpoena to Internet Service Provider
Motions to Compel
Motions for Protective Orders
Motion for Sanctions
Rule 16 Meet and Confer orders
Orders for Preservation of Records
Plus: Appendices, a Glossary from the renowned Sedona Conference, and an extensive electronic evidence case digest with over 200 cases summarized! Written with a view toward simplifying the complexities of computer forensics, this is an essential resource for anyone who deals with electronic evidence and discovery.
"A comprehensive resource for applying the new federal e-discovery rules and understanding the rapidly accumulating body of e-discovery case law.
A form book on the mechanics of electronic discovery may sound exquisitely tedious, but the intervening essays are eminently readable--substantive, pithy, and occasionally even literary. The value of the Handbook to a litigation practice far outweighs the price tag. It should serve as inspiration to galvanize your standard legal skills "to push the envelope of what electronic evidence can reveal" during discovery, and as a guide for meeting the high standard of involvement and monitoring that courts expect of attorneys when it comes to preservation and production of electronic evidence." -- Daniel J. Lowenberg, The Masters Law Firm