Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Bibliography of recent scholarship on the legal profession - Part 2

From Bobby Click, Recent Law Review Articles Concerning the Legal Profession, 35 J. Legal Prof. 173 (2010). Part 1 of this biblio can be found here.

2. Technology:

Juan A. Albino, Do Defendants Have a Privacy Interest in Their Cell Phone's Text Messages and E-mails?, 44 REV. JURIDICA U. INTER. P.R. 383 (2010).

Steven C. Bennett, Are E-Discovery Costs Recoverable by a Prevailing Party?, 20 ALB. L.J. SCI. & TECH. 537 (2010). In this article the author discusses the high costs associated with E-discovery and the possibility of curtailing such high costs by threatening to award discovery costs to prevailing parties.

Beth C. Boggs, Misty L. Edwards, Does What Happen on Facebook Stay on Facebook? Discovery, Admissibility, Ethics, and Social Media, 98 Ill. B.J. 366 (2010). This article explores emerging case law that addresses the discovery, admissibility, and legal ethics involved in information gathered from social media sites.

Daniel B. Garrie & Daniel K. Gelb, E-Discovery in Criminal Cases: A Need for Specific Rules, 43 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 393 (201f0). In this article, the author explores issues involving e-discovery and electronically stored information. Specifically, the author focuses on the development of the rules governing e-discovery an electronically stored information in civil cases and the current development of such rules involved in criminal cases.

Sarah A. Geers, Common Sense and the Fact Finder Without Skill in the Art: The Role of Objective Evidence in Achieving Proper Technology Specificity, 40 Seton Hall L. Rev. 225 (2010).

Michael P. Griffin, John W. Clark III, Juror Expectations Concerning Technology Implementation in the Courtroom, 43 NO. 2 CRIM. LAW BULLETIN ART 2 (2010).

Evan E. North, Facebook Isn't Your Space Anymore: Discovery of Social Networking Websites, 58 U. Kan. L. Rev. 1279 (2010). This article focuses on the discoverability of social-networking information by private litigants in civil cases.

Andrew M. Perlman, The Legal Ethics of Metadata Mining, 43 AKRON L. REV. 785 (2010). This article addresses the ethical problems  [*178]  presented by meta-data mining, as discussed in bar opinions. The article also presents the argument that meta-data mining should be dealt with under the rules that deal with inadvertent disclosures.

Allison D. Rhodes & Robert W. Hillman, Client Files and Digital Law Practices: Rethinking Old Concepts in an Era of Lawyer Mobility, 43 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 897 (2010). This article discusses the effects of digitizing client files and firm information in light of lawyer mobility. The article also evaluates the existing framework of law and ethics that were developed in a time dominated by hard copies.




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