The draft amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure attracted over 2000 comments leading, as one would hope, to some amendments.
Two rules in particular have been heavily modified – Rule 37(e) relating to sanctions for failure to preserve discoverable information and Rule 26(b)(1) relating to the scope of discovery. The drafting of both of these amendments could have a serious effect on the practice of rediscovery and its consequent costs.
Tom Allman, Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and Mary Mack, Enterprise Technology Counsel at ZyLAB, discussed the latest amendments in a recent webinar. That webinar has now been made available for download at your convenience. The registration page for access to the recording is here.