E-Discovery Update: Jury Still Out on Whether New Federal Rules Will Significantly Impact Discovery

E-Discovery Update: Jury Still Out on Whether New Federal Rules Will Significantly Impact Discovery


As noted in our December e-discovery update , the much-discussed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective December 1, 2015. One of the most notable amendments was the limitation on the scope of discovery to only information "relevant to any party's claim or defense and proportional to the needs of the case," and the deletion of the "reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence" language.



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