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In December 2015, new amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) went into effect aimed at making the discovery process more, as Rule 1 says, “just, speedy and inexpensive.” But for many attorneys around the U.S., the crucial aspect of the FRCP is that first word: federal, meaning a large number of cases in state and local courts would not receive similar, updated discovery rules.

Zach Warren

Zach Warren is the editor-in-chief of Legaltech News. He can be reached at zwarren@alm.com.

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