Friday, June 24, 2011
Supreme Court Paves the Way for Changes to Expert Discovery
Categories: Guest Entry, Legislation, Misc.
Picture titled "Transparent Chemistry Glass Tubes Filled with Substances" by Horia Varlan
In "Supreme Court Paves the Way for Changes to Expert Discovery," guest authors, Neil J. Zoltowski & Laura C. Dorner explore the recent changes to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Going into effect on December 1, 2010, Rule 26 now provides draft protection for testifying experts, as well as certain protections of attorney/expert communications. Throughout the article, the authors give insight into the numerous benefits that the amendments offer including decreased costs, increased efficiency and a more candid atmosphere than under the previous version of the rule. For those heavily involved in litigation, this article is a must read.
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