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Nuances of the New Rules

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An article by Martha Dawson in Law Technology News’ August 2006 EDD Showcase:

"On December 1, 2006, assuming no last-minute action from Congress, new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governing electronically stored information go into effect. The new rules will apply to all cases filed after December 1, and to all pending cases to the extent "just and practicable."

You’ve heard the news before, probably attended CLE programs discussing them, and may even have the text of the rules on your desk to read sometime soon. But do you understand what these rule changes really mean, as a practical matter, to you and your clients? Are you prepared?"

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