eDiscovery & eEvidence (LAW 5968/6201)

SMU Dedman School of Law

Dallas, Texas

Peter S. Vogel, Adjunct

Fall 2016

(Monday, 9:00 – 10:40 am)

(101 Florence)


(updated November 28, 2016)


Class#1 – August 22, 2016 Reality of Litigation: Discovery


Class#2 – MAKE-UP TIME September 1, 2016 12:30 What is Electronically Stored Information (ESI)?


September 5, 2016 NO CLASS Labor Day


Class#3 –September 12, 2016 Records Retention Policies and Data Mapping and Guest Lecture from Terry Orr, Shelby Kaminski, and Karen A. Henderson (Grant Thornton LLP) Records Retention – Rules and Reality


Class#4 – September 19, 2016 Duty to Preserve and Trigger Date and Guest Lecture from US Magistrate Judge David Horan

Class#5 – September 26, 2016 October 10, 2016 Electronic Discovery Reference Model and Metadata and Guest Lecture from Sonya Everitt (Manager of Technology - Practice Support, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP)


Class#6 – MAKE-UP TIME October 6, 2016 12:30 Meet and Confer and Guest Lecture from Thomas Watkins (Husch

Class#7 – October 10, 2016 What Records Need to be Preserved Accessibility and Litigation Hold Letters


Class#8 – October 17, 2016 Possession, Custody or Control and Guest Lecture from Robert Heller (CKC Consulting) CLE Mobile eDiscovery


Class#9 - October 24, 2016 eMediation and Special Masters


Class#10 - October 31, 2016 Social Media and the Law of eCommerce and Guest Lecture from John Browning (Passman & Jones)  Ethical & Other Issues With Social Media Discovery


Class#11 - MAKE-UP TIME November 10, 2016 12:30 Texas State Trials


Class#12 – November 14, 2016 Privilege and the Role of the General Counsel and Guest Lecture from John DeGroote (DeGroote Partners, and former General Counsel at BearingPoint)


Class#13 –November 21, 2016 Trial Admissibility and Spoliation and Guest Lecture from State District Judge Ken Molberg and Dwight Francis (Trial Partner, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP)


Class#14 – November 28, 2016 eDiscovery & eEvidence: Issues for the Future and Guest Lecture from US District Judge Xavier Rodriguez