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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

E-Discovery (LIT-401)


Various (self-study, self-paced).

Various, distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: define “electronically stored information” in many of its forms; explain the technologies involved in storing and retrieving electronic information; apply the rules of civil procedure to electronic information; apply the proportionality rule and other rules unique to E-discovery; and determine the extent with which information sought and recovered during the E-discovery process is admissible at trial.


The E-Discovery course offers a cutting-edge look into the legal and technological factors that impact the electronic discovery process in civil litigation. It explains the basic technologies involved in electronically stored information and retrieval of that information. It also applies the rules of civil procedure as they relate to electronically stored information and the extent to which those rules govern E-Discovery.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Legal Technology or Paralegal Studies (6/21).