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New Additions to List of District Court Rules

Posted in NEWS & UPDATES

At least 41 United States District Courts now require compliance with special local rules, forms or guidelines addressing the discovery of electronically stored information.  In some districts where there are no local rules or court-mandated forms, individual judges have created their own forms or set out their own preferred protocols for e-discovery.

The following Districts have just been added to our collection of United States District Court local rules, standards, guidelines and judge-mandated forms and protocols:

Northern District of Illinois
Judge Virginia Kendall’s Case Management Procedures, Discovery
Magistrate Judge P. Michael Mahoney’s Suggested Case Management Order

District of Massachusetts
Notice of Scheduling Conference (District Judge Richard G. Stearns) (Boston)

District of Nebraska
Report of Parties’ Rule 26(f) Planning Conference

The following rules, standards, guidelines and judge-mandated forms and protocols have also been added to our collection:

District of Colorado
Stipulated Scheduling and Discovery Order for Cases Assigned to Judge Kane
Senior District Judge Richard P. Matsch’s Instructions for Scheduling Conference

Southern District of New York
Order to Prepare Civil Case Management Plan (all civil cases assigned to
the WP4 docket)

For a complete listing of local federal rules and guidelines addressing electronic discovery, see our updated post here.