A New Frontier in Electronic Discovery: Preserving and Obtaining Metadata
Philip J. Favro, A New Frontier in Electronic Discovery: Preserving and Obtaining Metadata, 13 B.U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 1 (2007)
25 Pages Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Date Written: September 1, 2006
This article describes some of key factors in play surrounding the preservation and discovery of metadata in civil litigation. This includes the dynamics of technology, the effects of case law, and the impact of the 2006 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. It also details some best practices for addressing these issues.
Keywords: Metadata, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rule, Discovery, eDiscovery, e-discovery, email, e-mail, preservation, retention, destruction, spoliation
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