Friday, June 8, 2012

eDiscovery Writing Competition

Brooklyn Law School student interested in entering a writing competition should consider the DISH® “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition which encourages law students to develop a thorough understanding of the evolution and practice of Information Governance and Discovery in civil litigation. The competition is designed to challenge law students to explore the evolving issues of document management, electronically stored information, and ever-expanding technology—along with their application to the law. For more, see the competition details and guidelines.

The 2012 competition asks students to address the following topic: Under what standard should a court subject an employee's non-business personal computing activities (e.g., social media, documents stored on a personal computer, and/or personal email accounts) to civil discovery involving her or his employer?

The first-place selection will receive a $2,500 cash award along with an invitation to present his/her paper on a webinar hosted by Redgrave LLP. Two runners-up will also be selected and will each receive a $1,000 cash award. The deadline for submissions is October 13, 2012.

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