Eastern District Practice

A New Resource for Federal Criminal Discovery

, The Legal Intelligencer


In federal civil litigation there is a well-defined procedure for mutual discovery for all parties. Civil discovery has become so extensive and complex that the courts have engaged in efforts to limit the practice, with mixed success. One Eastern District judge recently described the scope of e-discovery in a case before him as "staggering." The American College of Trial Lawyers formed a task force to study the growing demands of civil discovery and in 2008 issued a white paper calling for reforms including a return to fact pleading.

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