Litigation: Proportionality in discovery proposals for amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Several proposed amendments seek to promote proportionality in discovery by directly amending the scope of discovery, promoting clearer responses to Rule 34 requests for production, and explicitly recognizing the authority to allocate expenses in discovery.
New developments arise frequently in e-discovery case law. In this article, we discuss a few particularly important recent decisions.
The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act proposes tort reform to deter meritless suits.