A fundamental tenet of the 2006 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (the “2006 Amendments”) is the notion that parties can agree and cooperate on issues relating to electronic discovery. Many of the rule changes now either require parties to meet and confer about electronic discovery or presuppose a certain level of dialogue between the parties regarding such issues.
Rodney A. Satterwhite & Matthew J. Quatrara,
Asymmetrical Warfare: The Cost Of Electronic Discovery In Employment Litigation,
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