Modification To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure
The United States Supreme Court recently approved proposed amendments to Rules 16, 26, 33, 34, 37 and 45 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. On December 1, 2006, these modified rules pertaining to electronic discovery will become enforceable in federal courts. The new Federal Rules impose strict and broad requirements on civil litigants with regard to disclosure and production of electronic documents. The significant changes to these Rules address requirements for document retention or production of electronic data. View full article (PDF).