Small Step or Giant Leap? The 2015 FRCP Amendments Webinar

Dec 9, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Join Practical Law and our distinguished panel for a free 75-minute webinar in which we will discuss the practical impact of the FRCP amendments.

Top Posts on the FRCP Amendments

Dec 2, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Since October, we have featured posts on the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) that recently took effect.

Ask and Ye Shall Pay?

Nov 25, 2015 By: Steven Baicker-McKee

The new amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure codifies the discretion of the trial judge to shift costs.

Practical Law Feature: The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Are Changing: Are You Prepared?

Nov 24, 2015 By: Jaime Semensohn

Significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will take effect on December 1, so practitioners should familiarize themselves with the changes.

The Concept of Proportionality in the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Nov 19, 2015 By: Paul D. Rheingold

The changes in discovery practice in the FRCP that will go into effect December 1 seem to center on a concept of “proportionality,” which is mentioned very prominently in new Rule 26(b).

I Want Your Documents. NOW!

Nov 19, 2015 By: William M. Janssen

The Advisory Committee drafted amendments accelerating the start of the document request process.

Federal civil lawsuits get speedier (and other scheduling order revisions)

Nov 12, 2015 By: William M. Janssen

The time for issuing a case’s Scheduling Order (where, importantly, critical deadlines for joinder, pleadings amendments, close-of-discovery, and motion filing will be set) has been shortened.

“Oops! I just deleted all the emails.”

Nov 5, 2015 By: Steven Baicker-McKee

New FRCP Rule 37(e) contains a comprehensive scheme for imposing sanctions for the destruction or failure to preserve (that is, “spoliation”) of ESI.

The Fuse Just Got Shortened: Fewer Days for Service in Federal Court

Oct 29, 2015 By: William M. Janssen

Effective December 1, 2015, the federal service of process deadline gets shortened by 30 days.

“I OBJECT.” Kinda. You have to guess what I mean.

Oct 23, 2015 By: Steven Baicker-McKee

This is the third in a series of articles where the authors of the Federal Civil Rules Handbook – Steve Baicker-McKee and Bill Janssen – discuss some of the more significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that take effect in less than two months’ time.

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