Michigan Amends Court Rules to Address E-Discovery

On December 16, 2008, the Michigan Supreme Court adopted amendments to Michigan’s Court Rules to address discovery of electronically stored information in civil litigation.  The new rules became effective January 1, 2009.

The adopted amendments affect the following rules:

2.302 General Rules Governing Discovery
2.310 Requests for Production of Documents and Other Things; Entry on Land
for Inspection and Other Purposes

2.313 Failure to Provide or Permit Discovery; Sanctions
2.506 Subpoena; Order to Attend

The order approving the amendments is available here.

For a current list of all states that have enacted special e-discovery rules, see our updated post here.

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