Electronic Discovery and Evidence Workshop

Credits: 2.00
Faculty: David Paul Horowitz

This course begins with pre-litigation counseling of clients on electronic document retention policies, continues through the collection and production of electronic matter during the course of pre-trial litigation, and concludes with issues involving the admission and use of electronic evidence at trial. The theory and practical application of federal and state laws and court rules will be covered in equal measure, including applicable ethical, discovery, and evidentiary rules and decisional law coupled with, hands-on practice, include reviewing and drafting document preservation and spoliation letters, discovery requests, discovery motions involving electronic material, in limine motions both before and during trial, and oral presentations of motion arguments and evidentiary foundations.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade with pass/fail option. Drafting assignments and oral presentations.