The Impact Of 2009 Amendments To Rule 15
The amendments to Rule 15 — governing amended and supplemental pleadings — significantly change pleading amendment practice by permitting a plaintiff to amend “as a matter of course” even after the defendant has served “a responsive pleading.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(b) (Dec. 1, 2009).
Prior to the Rule 15 amendments, a defendant could cut...
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