Conducting Legal Holds

1 hour 17 mins

This course outlines the legal hold process step-by-step. It begins with a discussion of when the duty to preserve is triggered, then moves on to examine the process of conducting legal holds from start to finish.

Class Outline:
  • Conducting Legal Holds 1 hour 17 mins
    • The Faculty
    • The Duty to Preserve
    • Case Law
    • Legal Holds
    • Preservation Demand Letters
    • Legal Hold Procedures
    • The Scope & Duration of a Legal Hold
    • Legal Holds & 3rd Parties
    • Legal Holds & Technology
    • Conclusions
Class Readings:
  • Samsung Elec. Co., Ltd. v. Rambus Inc..pdf
  • Zubulake v. Warburg LLC (IV).PDF
  • Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. v. Cammarata.pdf
  • Conducting Legal Holds.pdf
Course Comments
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Matthew Shumway   |   03/17/2020

There's so much about legal holds but these wonderful speakers cleared up any misconceptions and gave a thorough look into what such holds entail. Thanks!

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Charles Becoat   |   02/21/2017

Legal holds course was a great provider of insight on how plaintiffs, defendants and third parties should approach the legal hold process to avoid claims willful deprivation and subsequent sanctions.

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Steven DiCesare   |   02/15/2017

Very useful summation of the varying aspects of legal holds. Better than most treatises on this topic.

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Cara Johnson   |   07/07/2016

I enjoyed the use of multiple presenters both because it was an effective way to vary the presentation and because I appreciated the perspective of agency counsel in addition to litigation attorneys. Very well done.

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Barath Rajagopalan Jayaraman   |   04/28/2016

Simple, exhaustive and to the point explanation about Legal Hold.

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Malcolm Guidry   |   04/25/2016

I'm really enjoying this course and find it better than another recent eDiscovery Project Management course I took. Using multiple instructors as well as ones so well versed and respected in the field gives us several perspectives and a depth of knowledge that will prove invaluable in our careers.

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Lee Holcomb   |   04/20/2016

Great coverage of some of the gray areas on Legal Holds. Thanks!

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