Friday, December 16, 2011

Oral Argument on FL E-Discovery Rules Scheduled 2012

Per the Supreme Court of Florida, oral argument on the Florida Bar’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee's out-of-cycle report proposing rule amendments to address discovery of electronically stored information or ESI will take place March 7, 2012 in Case No.: SC11-1542.

The proposed amendments are to Rules 1.200 (Pretrial Procedure); 1.201 (Complex Litigation); 1.280 (General Provisions Governing Discovery); 1.340 (Interrogatories to Parties); 1.350 (Production of Documents and Things and Entry upon Land for Inspection and Other Purposes); 1.380 (Failure to Make Discovery; Sanctions); and 1.410 (Subpoena).

A full copy of the language is posted at: