Connecticut State Court Judges Adopt Electronic Discovery Rules

Connecticut state court judges recently adopted new electronic discovery rules.  The rules will become part of the Connecticut Practice Book for civil discovery and take effect on January 2, 2012.   The judges present at the annual meeting unanimously adopted the new electronic discovery rules. You can read the new e-discovery rules here.  I removed the sections not relevant to civil […]

You Must Preserve Evidence If A Lawsuit Is Likely

In the recent federal district court decision of Pension Committee of the University of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of America Securities (download here) ,  Judge Shira Scheindlin clearly explained  and amplified the obligations to preserve and produce electronically stored evidence in litigation cases.  The case was brought by a group of investors seeking to recover 550 million dollars in losses […]

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