Making Interstate Discovery Easier In NY

Law360 (March 15, 2011, 3:32 PM EDT) -- New York recently adopted CPLR 3119,[1] which is its own version of the Uniform Interstate Deposition and Discovery Act. This new rule will make it easier to issue a subpoena for discovery (including documents and depositions) in New York for use in a court action in another state, and continues a trend in favor of easier interstate discovery in both the state court and federal court systems.

Prior to the new rule, a party to litigation in another state that wished to issue a subpoena to...
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