that anti-SLAPP statutes do not conflict with the Federal Rules
Listen as a seasoned panel of thought leaders and eDiscovery professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group provide and present to the audience a sneak peek of eDiscovery and litigation strategies under the New Federal Rules
of Civil Procedure.
Replication by states of the Federal Rules
would streamline both
Most states, however, still have procedural rules that reflect the burdensome concept of discovery relevance contained in the old federal rules
In determining proportionality, the Federal Rules
require consideration of the following factors: "the importance of the issues at stake in the action, the amount in controversy, the parties' relative access to relevant information, the parties' resources, the importance of the discovery in resolving the issues, and whether the burden or expense of the proposed discovery outweighs its likely benefit.
Use general authority, such as rate review authority, to enforce federal rules
The content and substance of Electronic Discovery Practice under the Federal Rules
and its meticulous attention to details ensure that it is the go-to resource for any and all information concerning e-discovery rules and practice.
52) Justice Stevens further explains, however, that his reading of [section] 2072(b) "does not mean that federal rules
cannot displace state policy judgments; it means only that federal rules
cannot displace a State's definition of its own rights or remedies.
Justice Scalia quoted the language of the Act, which states that Federal Rules
"shall not abridge, enlarge or modify any substantive right," (27) but he never actually applied that statutory language to the case.
Hostility toward local rules is as old as the Federal Rules
For those practicing in Illinois's federal courts, of course, the law of evidence is governed by the Federal Rules
BNA Books (Arlington, VA) has published "Privilege Issues in the Age of Electronic Discovery," the second in a new portfolio series examining the history of the changes to the Federal Rules
of Civil Procedure relating to discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) and existing discovery practice.
The packet discusses the ESI-related amendments to the Federal Rules
of Civil Procedure that took effect on December 1, 2006.
Whether responding to or serving subpoenas, insurance companies should be alert to the impact that the changes to Rule 45 of the Federal Rules
of Civil Procedure will have on the obligations of nonparties to produce electronically stored information.
Martin says the program at Southside would have been illegal even if federal rules
proposed to make it easier for school districts to set up same-sex schools and classes were already in effect.