Mintz Levin compliments the Committee and supports the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure because, on balance, the proposals seek to reduce the costs of discovery and litigation of document preservation issues while at the same time providing some degree of national uniformity. Over the past several years, concerns about these issues have created increasingly high barriers to an efficient process for litigating disputes.
While we generally support the proposed amendments, we have some suggestions on how the currently proposed amendments could be further clarified and i mproved. We are also providing specific responses to some of the questions promulgated by the Committee for public comment.
Please see full alert below for more information.
Firefox recommends the PDF Plugin for Mac OS X for viewing PDF documents in your browser.
We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.
Please choose one of the above to proceed!
LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.