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The Ethics of E Discovery*-- NOTE: On-line and Phone Registration CLOSED; Limited At Door Registration Available

Monday, October 7, 2013, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:

* Also Session D of 4 Evening Bridge the Gap

Law Student members (no CLE) of NYCLA's YLS may attend for no charge.

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Location: 2nd floor auditorium

Course ID: C10072013

Number of Sessions: 1

Credits: 4 NJ Credits: 2 Ethics; 2 General
4 NY MCLE Credits: 1.5 Ethics; .5 PP/LPM; 2 Skills; Transitional and Non-transitional

Course Description:

Understand the role that e-discovery plays in litigation and the ethical considerations that arise in using e-discovery software (including inadvertent disclosure, disclosure of confidential information in metadata), the application of attorney-work product principles, applicability of attorney-client communications, and sanctions for non-compliance.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules requiring attorneys to keep up with "relevant technology" -- including their benefits and risks
  • A lawyer's ethical duty regarding metadata -- both in the discovery and non-discovery context
  • Review of recent case law regarding ethical issues and meeting discovery obligations

 

Faculty:

Thomas I. Barnett, Saito Sorenson LLP; Julia L. Brickell, H5; Natalie Feher, Complete Discovery Source (CDS);  Yitzy Nissenbaum, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Michelle Six, Kirkland & Ellis LLP;

 

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