OPINION: Via Duke, Companies Are Shaping Discovery

Law360, New York (November 4, 2015, 2:41 PM EST) -- Recently, the New York Times reported that corporations in the food industry have paid academics to lobby for and against genetically modified food. A similar phenomenon is happening in our legal system in the battleground around controlling litigation costs.

A recent example involves a new change to the scope of discovery — in other words, the information that is exchanged between parties in a case. Parties can win or lose based on the information that is disclosed. This issue has become hot as corporations argue that discovery should be substantially limited because it is too costly. A new federal rule responds...

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