There are lawyers who complain that the discovery process is an expensive and arduous endeavor that rarely sheds any new light on the facts of the matter. These lawyers sometimes advocate limiting or even abolishing certain aspects of discovery. They think that discovery is usually more trouble than it’s worth. My experience, along with continued (and often increasing) investment in e-discovery processes and solutions by legal departments found in a Bloomberg BNA and Catalyst Repository Systems survey, paints the opposite picture: discovery brings the facts into the light of day.

Why Lawyers Object to Discovery

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