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New Deposition Rule Could Have Benefits, But Lawyers Hate It

Law360 (February 25, 2019, 3:45 PM EST) -- Despite intense and antithetical pushback from plaintiffs and defense counsel, controversial changes proposed to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with regard to the deposition of organizations may prove to greatly benefit the court system.

A deep chasm between the nation’s attorneys has materialized in more than 1,000 published comments as the proposed changes to Rule 30 depositions hurtle toward a vote, with many plaintiffs and defense counsel agreeing that they don’t want the amendments to be implemented as proposed, while offering up directly opposing reasons for why they must be trashed.

The duty to confer is generally a positive development...

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