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CFS 445 Electronic Discovery II

In this course students learn advanced topics and concepts of electronic discovery, such as the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, Information Governance, Technology Assisted Review, Predictive Coding, electronic discovery of cloud data, electronic discovery of social media data, electronic discovery of mobile device data and instant messages, as well as the use of software technology in electronic discovery. The course will also compare and contrast international electronic discovery issues in a global context, including common law countries and codified civil law countries.


Special information

First day attendance is mandatory.Note: Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for CFS and ICS courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective December 15, 2015 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Articulate and explain the Electronic Discovery Reference Model
  • Evaluate and explain the use of technology in electronic discovery, including Technology Assisted Review and Predictive Coding
  • Articulate and explain the issues arising in different international legal systems . Analyze and explain the impact of social media on electronic discovery
  • Analyze and explain the challenges of electronic discovery of information stored by third parties in the cloud