LBSC 708X/INFM 718X
Seminar on E-Discovery
The Reading List is Final only for Week 1
Many of the readings are available through E-Reserve on ELMS. Downloading readings from the
Web may require Microsoft Word or Acrobat Reader, depending on the
- Jason R. Baron, "The PROFS Decade: NARA, E-Mail and the
Courts," in Bruce I. Ambacher (ed.), Thirty Years of Electronic
Records, pp. 105-137, Scarecrow Press, 2003. Available on ELMS.
- Mara Hemminger, "The
U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's 2002 Investigation of
Enron: Information Seeking Questions, Methods and Conclusions,"
June 2005. Skim Part I on energy regulation and then read Part II
- As an alternative to the Hemminger reading, you can optionally
view Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Jigsaw
Productions, 2005. Available for a free 3-day loan at many Prince
Georges County Library branches for in-library viewing in
Hornbake Library Nonprint Media Services.
- The Sedona Conference, The
Sedona Guidelines: Best Practice Guidelines & Commentary for
Managing Information & Records in the Electronic Age, 2007.
- David O. Stephens, and Roderick C. Wallace, "Electronic Records
Retention: Fourteen Basic Principles," The Information Management
Journal 34(4) 38-52, 2000.
- Rick Barry, "Web Sites as Recordkeeping and Recordmaking
Systems," The Information Management Journal, 38(6)26-33,
- Bruce Dearstyne, "Blogs, Mashups and Wikis -- Oh, My!,"
The Information Management Journal 41(4)24-31, 2007.
- "The 2006 Ammendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Governing Discovery of Electronically Stored Information Fitting
Electronic Discovery Into the Overall Discovery Mix,: in
Shira A. Scheindlin, Daniel J. Capra and The Sedona Conference,
Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Cases and
Materials, West Publishing, 2008. Read pp. 1-15.
- Jeane Thomas and Ben Hawksworth, "Master
Mining: Lessons Learned," Law Firm Inc., March April, 2006.
- Jason R. Baron, "E-discovery and the Problem of Asymmetric
Annual Georgia Symposium on Ethics and Professionalism, Macon,
- Jason R. Baron, "Toward a New Jurisprudence of Information
Retrieval: What Constitutes a "Reasonable" Search for Digital
Evidence When Using Keywords?," Digital Evidence and Electronic
Signature Law Review, vol. 5, pp. 173-178, 2008. Available on ELMS.
- Thomas R. Lynam and Gordon V. Cormack, "MultiText Legal
Experiments at TREC 2008," Proceedings of the Seventeenth Text
Retrieval Conference, Gaithersburg, MD, 2008.
- Robert S. Bauer, Teresa Jade, Bruce Hedin and Chris Hogan,
"Automated Legal Sensemaking: The Centrality of Relevance and
Intentionality," Second International Workshop on Supporting Search
and Sensemaking for Electronically Stored Information (DESI-II),
London, June 25, 2008. Available on the DESI
- Jack G. Conrad, "E-Discovery Revisited: A Broader Perspective
for IR Researchers," ICAIL 2007 Workshop on Supporting Search and
Sensemaking for Electronically Stored Information (DESI I),
Available from the DESI I Website
- Simon Attfield and Anne Blandford, E-Discovery Viewed as
Human-Computer Sensemaking: The Challenge of 'Frames'," Second
International Workshop on Supporting Search and Sensemaking for
Electronically Stored Information (DESI-II), London, June 25, 2008.
Available on the DESI
- George L. Paul and Jason R. Baron, "Information
Inflation: Can the Legal System Adapt," Richmond Journal of
Law and Technology, 13(3), 2007.
- Magistrate Judge Paul Grimm, "Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative
Pipe, Inc.," in Shira A. Scheindlin, Daniel J. Capra and The Sedona
Conference, Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Cases and
Materials, pp. 226-232, West Publishing, 2008.
Required Readings for Week 8 (Evaluation)
- Paul T. Jaeger, Jimmy Lin, and Justin Grimes, Cloud
Computing and Information Policy: Computing in a Policy Cloud?,
Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 5(3):269-283, 2008.
Technologies, FindLaw. (follow the Emerging Technology links)
Moves E-Discovery to the Cloud, Clearwell Blog, May 19, 2008.
- Shannon Capone Kirk, Emily Cobb and Michael Robotti, "When
U.S. E-Discovery Meets EU Roadblocks," The National Law Journal,
December 22, 2008.
- George Rudoy and Gyorgy Pados, Going
Global: When E-Discovery Crosses Borders, the Challenges
Escalate, Law Technology News, January, 2007.
- Jaculin Aaron and Laura L. Lattman, Electronic
Discovery in Europe: A Different Story, The National Law
Journal, December 11, 2007.
- George Rudoy (ed.), Reaction of U.S. Courts, 2009. (available
- David Doermann, "The Indexing and Retrieval of Document Images:
A Survey", Computer Vision and Image Understanding,
70(3)287-298, 1998. Available on campus from Science Direct
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