The top 7 takeaways from the 2015 Federal Rules Amendments
The ABA has published an article summarizing the key changes in the upcoming 2015 Federal Rules Amendments .. You can read the full article HERE.
Can rule changes streamline litigation to make discovery proportional to the case, improve case management, cut down foot-dragging in response to document requests, eliminate “over-preservation” of records and expedite deadlines? Effective December 1, 2015, amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 1, 4, 16, 26, 34, 37 and 84 seek to do exactly that.
Because the amendments will apply to pending cases as well as to cases commenced after December 1, every federal practitioner needs to learn their implications now.