Do You Know the Rules? Federal Rule 30(e) - Regarding Reading/Signing Transcripts


For many years court reporters and attorneys alike have operated under a rule, stipulation or tradition that, unless specifically waived, the witness has the right to read and sign a deposition transcript.

Many people are unaware of the 2007 change to the federal rule pertaining to reading and signing a deposition transcript. The new rule even works in the opposite way from some state rules, including those of California.

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