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 11, 2016)


 

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

A Guide to the 1999 Texas Discovery Rules Revisions http://adrr.com/law1/rules.htm

Managing Discovery of Electronic Information: A Pocket Guide for Judges, 2nd Ed. http://www2.fjc.gov/sites/default/files/2015/eldscpkt2d_eb_0.pdf

E-Discovery: We Still Haven’t Found What We’re Looking For https://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/litigation/b/litigation-blog/archive/2015/08/17/e-discovery-we-still-haven-t-found-what-we-re-looking-for.aspx

The Sedona Conference Glossary

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

Electronically Stored Information: The December 2006 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Baring All: Legal Ethics and Confidentiality of Electronically Stored Information in the Cloud http://scholarship.law.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1017&context=jlt

Alexander v. FBI, 541 F. Supp. 2d 274 – (DDC 2008) http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=7921108744016766748&q=Alexander+v.+FBI&hl=en&as_sdt=2,5

Morgan Stanley & Co. v. Coleman Holdings, 15th Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County, Florida, Order on CPH’s Renewed Motion for Entry of Default http://www.lexisnexis.com/applieddiscovery/lawlibrary/Order.pdf

Griffith v. LANDRY'S, INC., Dist. Court, MD Florida 2016 https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=15836023149254380886&q=%22electronically+stored+information%22&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2016

September 5, 2016 NO CLASS Labor Day

 

Class#3 –September 12, 2016 Records Retention Policies and Data Mapping

Elements of a Good Document Retention Policy http://www.lexisnexis.com/applieddiscovery/lawlibrary/whitePapers/ADI_WP_ElementsOfAGoodDocRetentionPolicy.pdf\

 

Document Retention Policies Revisited http://library.findlaw.com/2003/Jun/26/132835.html

 

SEC Retention of Records Relevant to Audits and Reviews http://www.sec.gov/rules/final/33-8180.htm

 

AIIM International E-Discovery and ERM: How is Records Management Performing in the new spotlight?

 

Rambus, Inc. v. Infineon Technologies, AG, 222 F.R.D. 280 (E.D. Virginia 2004)

 

Arthur Andersen LLP V. United States (04-368) 544 U.S. 696 (2005) http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/04-368.ZS.html

 

Class#4 – September 19, 2016 Duty to Preserve and Trigger Date

Zubulake v UBS Warburg (“Zubulake IV”) (220 F.R.D. 212 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)) 

 

Zubulake v UBS Warburg (“Zubulake V”) (229 F.R.D. 422 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)) 

 

Univ. of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of Am. Sec., 685 F. Supp. 2d 456  (DC SDNY 2010) http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=8114883206263434197&q=Univ.+of+Montreal+Pension+Plan+v.+Banc+of+Am.+Sec&hl=en&as_sdt=2006

 

Pension Committee Revisited: One Year Later http://www3.legalholdpro.com/rs/zapproved/images/WP-PensionCommitteeRevisited-Feb11.pdf

 

The Sedona Conference Commentary on Legal Holds

 

ORCHESTRATE HR, INC. v. Trombetta, Dist. Court, ND Texas 2016  https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=9904260479739608676&q=Orchestrate+HR+v.+Trombetta+&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2016

 

Andra Group LP v. JDA Software Group, Inc, Project202, LLC (Movant), US District Court, Northern District of Texas (3:15-mc-11-K-BN) Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations of United States Magistrate Judge, December 9, 2015.

                                                                                                                        

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. v. Cammarata, 688 F. Supp. 2d 598 - Dist. Court, SD Texas 2010.

 

Class#5 – September 26, 2016 Electronic Discovery Reference Model and Metadata

Electronic Discovery Reference Model http://www.edrm.net/

Qualcomm v Broadcom, 2008 WL 66932 2008 (SD CA Jan 7 2008)  http://www.klgates.com/files/upload/eDAT_Qualcomm_Jan_7_2008_Order.pdf

Williams v. Sprint United Management Co., 230 F.R.D. 640, 646 (D. Kan. 2005) http://sos.mt.gov/Records/committees/erim_resources/F%20-%20Williams%20v%20Sprint.pdf

Wyeth v. Impax Labs., Inc., 248 FRD 169, 171 (DC Del. 2006).

 

Metadata: What You Can’t See CAN Hurt You

 

Nat'l Day Laborer Org. Network v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, 10 Civ. 3488 (SAS) (S.D.N.Y. June 17, 2011) Order & Opinion February 7, 2011 and Withdrawal of Order June 17, 2011

 

Moore v. Publicis Groupe & MSL Group (CD, SD New York 2012) http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=6856971937505165396&q=%22Moore+v.+Publicis+Groupe+%26+MSL+Group%22&hl=en&as_sdt=2,5

 

Thorne Research, Inc. v. Atlantic Pro-Nutrients, Inc., (DC Utah 2016) https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=8824829867092808884&q=metadata&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2016

 

Class#6 – MAKE-UP TIME October 6, 2016 12:30 Meet and Confer

 

In re Seroquel Products Liability Litigation, 244 F.R.D. 650 (M.D. Fla. 2007)

 

Musings on Meet and Confer, by Craig Ball (2007)

 

Special Masters And E-Discovery: The Intersection Of Two Recent Revisions To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure, Cardozo Law Review, Volume 30, Issue 2 (Nov. 2008) 

 

Rule 26. Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_26

 

The Proportionality Principle after the 2015 Amendments http://www.lfcj.com/uploads/3/8/0/5/38050985/2016proportionalitytoday_4_19_16.pdf

Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_37

Applying Amended Rule 37(e): A Rule-Based Spoliation Doctrine for ESI http://www.lfcj.com/uploads/3/8/0/5/38050985/2016rule37_e_today_4_25_16.pdf

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

 

Columbia Pictures Industries, et al.,v. Justin Bunnell, et al., 2007 WL 2080419 (C.D.Cal. 2007) https://www.eff.org/files/filenode/torrentspy/columbia_v_bunnell_magistrate_order.pdf

 

Haraburda v. Arcelor Mittal USA, Inc., No. 2:11 cv 93, 2011 WL 2600756 (N.D. Ind. June 28 2011)  http://docs.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/indiana/inndce/2:2011cv00093/64840/16/0.pdf?1309443891

 

Metropolitan Opera Ass’n, Inc. v. Local 100, 212 F.R.D. 178 (S.D.N.Y. 2nd Circuit 2003)

 

Cache La Poudre Feeds, LLC v. Land O’Lakes, Inc., 244 F.R.D. 614  (D.C. Colorado 2007)

 

Univ. of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of Am. Sec., 685 F. Supp. 2d 456  (DC SDNY 2010) https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=5482024578105183337&q=Univ.+of+Montreal+Pension+Plan+v.+Banc+of+Am.+Sec.&hl=en&as_sdt=2006

 

Class#8 – October 17, 2016 Possession, Custody or Control

Preparing for the eDiscovery Wave of the Internet of Things http://www.recommind.com/blog/preparing-for-the-ediscovery-wave-of-the-internet-of-things

 

Will the IoT Become the eDiscovery of things? http://www.insidecounsel.com/2016/04/28/will-the-iot-become-the-ediscovery-of-things

 

In re NTL, Inc. Securities Litigation, 244 F.R.D. 179 (S.D.N.Y.. 2007) 

 

Garrett v Better Publications, Memorandum, Cir. Court of Buckingham County, VA http://www.acluva.org/docket/pleadings/jaquith.pdf

 

Hatfill v. N.Y. Times Co., 242 F.R.D. 353 (E.D. Va. 2006)

 

Cherrington Asia Limited V. A & L Underground, Inc., Case No. 05-1214-EFM-DWB. (D Kansas 2010)  http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=14385322907273648896&q=%22Cherrington+Asia+Limited+V.+A+%26+L+Underground,+Inc%22&hl=en&as_sdt=2,5

 

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

 

Special Masters And E-Discovery: The Intersection Of Two Recent Revisions To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure, Cardozo Law Review, Volume 30, Issue 2 (Nov. 2008) 

 

American College of e-Neutrals (ACESIN) http://acesin.com

 

How to Prepare an E-Mediation Statement For Resolving E-Discovery Disputes

 

The Role of Mediation for ESI Disputes

 

Models for use in Mediation of E-Discovery http://trace.tennessee.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1174&context=tjlp

 

Class#10 - October 31, 2016 Social Media and the Law of eCommerce

 

ARMA Social Media Systems Records and Information Governance Challenges http://www.armaedfoundation.org/pdfs/AIEF_Social_Media_Systems_RIM_Governance_Challenges_-_Phillips_2015.pdf

 

Google’s Buzz Settlement Announcement http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2011/03/google.shtm

 

Google+ https://plus.google.com/#

 

LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/

 

FaceBook http://www.facebook.com/home.php

 

Twitter  http://twitter.com/

 

Yelp http://www.yelp.com

 

FTC Identity Theft http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm

 

Electronic Privacy Information Center http://www.epic.org/

 

Electronic Frontier Foundation  http://www.eff.org/

 

Privacy International http://www.privacyinternational.org/

 

EU Data Protection Directive http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31995L0046:EN:HTML

 

US Department of Commerce – Safe Harbor http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/

 

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield https://www.commerce.gov/privacyshield

 

California Office of Privacy Protection http://www.privacy.ca.gov/

 

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada https://www.priv.gc.ca/index_e.ASP

 

Keith Largent and Jennifer Largent v. Jessica Reed et al, (Court of Common Pleas, 39th Judicial District, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Civil Action –Law No. 2009-1823) http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/Largent.pdf

 

Crispin v. Christian Audigier, Inc., 2010 WL 2293238 (C.D.Cal. May 26, 2010) https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=7664851742238842&q=Crispin+v.+Christian+Audigier,+&hl=en&as_sdt=2006

 

Romano v. Steelcase Inc., 907 N.Y.S.2d 650 (Sept. 21, 2010)  https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=18098027376162664025&q=Romano+v.+Steelcase+Inc&hl=en&as_sdt=2006

 

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

 

10 Year Old e-Discovery Rule in Texas Finally Gets Appellate Review

 

In Re Weekley Homes, L.P. (Texas SCT, March 31, 2009) http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2009/aug/080836.pdf

 

MRT, Inc. v. Vounckx, 299 S.W.3d 500, 2009 Tex. App. LEXIS 8351 (Tex. App. Dallas 2009) http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=17488993218799025145&q=MRT,+Inc.+v.+Vounckx&hl=en&as_sdt=2,44&as_vis=1 

 

In re CI Host, Inc., 92 S.W.3d 514 (Tex. 2002).  https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=4950437446493403527&q=In+re+CI+Host,+Inc&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2002&as_yhi=2002

 

Computek Computer & Office Supplies, Inc. v. Walton, 156 S.W.3d 217 (Tex. App. 2005). https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=10837398349420157317&q=%22156+S.W.3d+217%22&hl=en&as_sdt=2006

 

In Re National Lloyds (Texas Supreme Court, October 28, 2016)

 

Class#12 – November 14, 2016 Privilege and the Role of the General Counsel

 

Rule 502. Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product; Limitations on Waiver http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/fre/rule_502

 

Hopson v. City of Baltimore, 232 FRD 228 – (DC MD 2005) 

 

Victor Stanley, Inc. v Creative Pipe, Inc. (D.C. MD 2011) Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc. 250 F.R.D. 251 and Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc. 269 F.R.D. 497

Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege in the Age of Electronic Discovery (New York Law School Law Review, Volume 54, p541 | 2009/10) 

Inadvertent Disclosure in E-Discovery: How to Avoid Waiver of Privilege http://apps.americanbar.org/litigation/committees/commercial/articles/fall2015-1115-inadvertent-disclosure-ediscovery-avoid-waiver-privilege.html

Class#13 –November 21, 2016 Trial Admissibility and Spoliation

 

Lorraine v. Markel Am. Ins. Co., 241 FRD 534, 542 (D. Md. 2007). http://www.mdd.uscourts.gov/Opinions/Opinions/Lorraine%20v.%20Markel%20-%20ESIADMISSIBILITY%20OPINION.pdf

 

Victor Stanley, Inc. v Creative Pipe, Inc. (D.C. MD 2011)

 

Gutman v. Klein (ED NY 2008) O

ORCHESTRATE HR, INC. v. Trombetta, Dist. Court, ND Texas 2016  https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=9904260479739608676&q=Orchestrate+HR+v.+Trombetta+&hl=en&as_sdt=2006&as_ylo=2016

 

915 Broadway Assoc. LLC v. Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP, 2012 NY Slip Op 50285 - NY: Supreme Court

https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=10136814681279985039&q=09915+Broadway+Assocs.+LLC+v.+Paul,+Hastings+Janofsky+%26+Walker,+&hl=en&as_sdt=2006

 

Sanctions for E-Discovery Violations: By the Numbers (Duke Law Journal, Vol. 60:789, 2010) http://www.abajournal.com/files/DukeLaw.pdf

Class#14 – November 28, 2016 eDiscovery & eEvidence: Issues for the Future

 

The Sedona Conference® Cooperation Proclamation

 

Magistrate Judge David J. Waxse, “Cooperation—What Is It and Why Do It?”, XVIII RICH. J. L. & TECH. 8 (2012)

 

Mandating Use of Predictive Coding in Electronic Discovery: An Ill-Advised Judicial Intrusion

E-Discovery Onward: 4 Trends Shaping the Future of E-Discovery http://www.legaltechnews.com/id=1202758619365/EDiscovery-Onward-4-Trends-Shaping-the-Future-of-EDiscovery?mcode=0&curindex=0&curpage=ALL