ediscovery amendments

Ediscovery Planning

Essential Ediscovery Planning: The Federal Rules You Need To Know

Essential Ediscovery Planning: The Federal Rules You Need To Know 1000 667 Michael Beumer

The adversarial nature of the system of law in the United States is not about cooperation and playing nice. Law school trains lawyers to crush their opposition. But in ediscovery, the updated Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and emerging case law actually make it not only possible to make discovery a cooperative process – but…

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5 Experts Predict How the 2015 FRCP Rules Will Impact Discovery

5 Experts Predict How the 2015 FRCP Rules Will Impact Discovery 960 540 Alex Braun

On Dec. 1, U.S. federal courts adopted significant changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Designed to control the runaway costs that have characterized litigation in the eDiscovery Age, the updated Rules feature new language that’s sure to create ripple effects throughout the district courts. However, the practical impact of these changes remains to…

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Understanding the Proposed eDiscovery Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure

Understanding the Proposed eDiscovery Amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure 150 150 Jason Krause

Last week, Josh Gilliland from the Legal Geeks podcast and I discussed the proposed new federal rules for eDiscovery. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were last amended in 2006 to help lawyers manage electronic evidence in litigation, and a new set of amendments now seems inevitable. (We encourage you to take a look at the new…

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