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The Legal Aspects of Records Management

The law has a great impact on records. It influences how we manage them, access them, secure them, and how long we keep them. This course will explore how statutory laws and court decisions affect records management programs and the importance of a good records management program in protecting your organization during law suits. 
 
This workshop will: 
  • Explain the legal requirements of a records management program;
  • Review federal and state laws that greatly impact records management 
  • Review court cases that affect records management; 
  • Explain how the legal discovery process works;
  • Explain the consequences of not preserving records; and 
  • Provide practical steps for going forward.
Workshop Type: Classroom Training
Intended Audience: Local Governments, State Agencies

Workshop Handouts: PDF icon workshops_handouts_legal_aspects_of_records_management.pdf


For more information on this workshop, or to request this workshop in your area, please contact us at archtrain@nysed.gov.