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Rules & Procedures: Extreme Makeover

Posted in FEDERAL RULES AMENDMENTS, NEWS & UPDATES

Law Technology News, EDD Showcase, August 2005
By Helen Bergman Moure

On June 16, 2005, discovery practice took a huge step forward when the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved a set of proposed amendments relating to electronic discovery. The proposed rules and their accompanying “Notes” now face three remaining hurdles: Judicial Conference of Senior Circuit Judges approval; Supreme Court approval; and Congressional review.

Assuming they are not delayed, amended, voided, or deferred during these remaining steps, the amendments will become effective on December 1, 2006. Click here to read the entire article.