In the closest tally of its annual meeting in Honolulu, the American Bar Association decided Aug. 7 to push for a federal rule change to protect expert draft reports from discovery.

After vigorous debate, the ABA’s House of Delegates voted 207-137 to recommend adding to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 26(a)(2) a privilege for draft reports and communications between attorneys and their experts.

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