John Linear Report Features E-Discovery Rules and Risks 8/19/2008


The Spring issue of the John Linear Report featured an article on “E-Discover Rules and Risks: Understanding the Real-World Rules for the Virtual World of Electronic Documentation” that highlighted the proper creation—and prudent handling—of electronic documents. For nearly 40 years, e-mail and other electronic documentation have been viewed by courts in the same light as paper documents. But the increased focus on electronic documentation in the December 1, 2006, revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) raised the stakes by putting more emphasis on e-discovery—production of electronic documentation as part of a defense in a lawsuit. To read the article, click here.