New Additions to the Growing List of State E-Discovery Rules; Arkansas and Kansas Added for the First Time
Effective January 10, 2008 Arkansas has amended Rule 26 to address inadvertent disclosure.
Effective September 1, 2008 the Iowa District Court Trial Scheduling Order was amended to address the discovery of electronically stored information.
Effective July 1, 2008, the Kansas Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to address the discovery of electronically stored information. The following rules were affected by the amendments:
§ 60-216 Pretrial conferences; Case Management Conference
§ 60-226 General Provisions Governing Discovery
§ 60-233 Interrogatories to Parties
§ 60-234 Production of Documents, Electronically Stored Information and Things and
Entry Upon Land for Inspection and Other Purposes
§ 60-237 Failure to Allow Discovery; Sanctions
§ 60-245 Subpoenas
Queens County Supreme Court, Commercial Division Rules
See Conferences Rule 5. Consultation among counsel prior conferences.
Effective November 7, 2005
Onondaga County Supreme Court, Commercial Division Rules
Form 2: Preliminary Conference Stipulation and Order, Hon. Deborah Karalunas
Effective July 1, 2008 the Rules for Civil Superior Court Judicial District 15B were amended to address the discovery of electronically stored information.
For a current list of all states that have enacted special e-discovery rules, see our updated post here.