The US Federal Rules for Civil Procedure now contain specific amendments to deal with electronic information such as e-mail. This change has left legal departments, IT managers, and even judges scrambling for guidance.

The US Federal Judicial Center responded to this demand by releasing "Managing Discovery of Electronic Information: A Pocket Guide for Judges." This 33-page document addresses a variety of eDiscovery issues, including:

  • The impact of changes to Rule 26.
  • Allocation of costs.
  • Preservation of electronically stored information.
  • Spoliation and sanctions.

This guide for judges gives IT managers specific insight into the issues...

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    Shannon Bergman | 04-16-2010

    I don't see the doc when I click the download link.

    • 524813cde9e31b150885f5506a5f3e1e comment
      Info-Tech Research Group | 10-21-2011

      Thank you. We have updated the brief.

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