Computer Forensics, E-Discovery, and Spoliation: Impact of the New Federal Rules.

A challenge for organizations is to manage electronic information without exposing the organization to sanctions in a later lawsuit. Since organizations do not usually voluntarily disclose internal information, the recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, applicable to the discovery process, can compel an organization to permit an examination of electronically stored information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions. This paper examines the legal discovery process, including e-discovery and spoliation, and proposes record retention policies and practices.

Main Author: Ward, Burke.
Other Authors: Sipior, Janice., Volonino, Linda., Peterson, Georgina.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language: English
Published: 2007
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