NJ Attys Say Discovery Rules Needed For Complex Litigation

Law360, Jersey City (May 14, 2015, 5:05 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey court system's recently unveiled program to more efficiently handle complex business litigation would benefit from express guidelines covering the scope of discovery and whether production demands are proportional to the needs of a case, a panel of experts said Thursday.

The possible benefits of a New Jersey counterpart to a looming, revised federal rule on proportionality in discovery was part of the ground that jurists and attorneys covered on day two of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Annual Meeting and Convention at the Borgata in Atlantic City.

A working group that New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice...

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