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Category Archive for: FRCP

Do Email Messages Have to Be Produced With Attachments in Litigation?

There is no hard and fast rule. But, there are a few legal arguments to support producing email messages with attachments.

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Document Request Objections and the Rule 34 “Specificity” Requirement

Under FRCP 34, objections to document requests require "specificity," must state whether documents are withheld or describe search used to gather documents.

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Are Hard Copies and ESI Subject to Different Litigation Production Standards?

A Colorado court weighs in on e-discovery objections and whether paper documents are subject to different production requirements than electronic documents.

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E-Discovery Proportionality? Chief Justice Roberts digs it too.

Chief Justice Roberts' annual report describes recent FRCP amendments as a "big deal" and although he likes proportionality, he doesn't like pistol duels.

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E-Discovery Proportionality for the Busy Lawyer [Infographic]

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1) suggests six factors to consider when weighing e-discovery proportionality.

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Are Custom Database Queries Required for Discovery in Litigation?

Litigants responding to document requests are not required to create new documents. However, that rule may not apply to information kept in databases.

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The Big Day is Here: FRCP E-Discovery Amendments Go Live

A quick recap of e-discovery related amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure effective December 1, 2015.

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The FRCP Amendments for Visual Learners [Infographic]

An infographic overview of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure effective December 1.

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Is Your Litigation Opponent Entitled to Know the Identity of Your E-Discovery Consultant?

Must the identities of non-testifying expert witnesses be disclosed? There are differing views, but in many courts, no, absent exceptional circumstances.

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What You Need to Know About the FRCP E-Discovery Amendments

A summary of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure recently approved by the U.S. Supreme Court and sent to Congress for final approval.

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