U.S. Judicial Conference Approves Proposed Changes to FRCP
Proposed Federal Rules on Discovery. On September 20, 2005, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure sent the proposed electronic discovery amendments to the Federal Rules to the Supreme Court for its consideration. The Committee approved the proposed amendments to Civil Rules 16, 26(a), 26(b)(5), 16(f), 33, 34, 37(f), 45 and Form 35.
Model Orders & Sample Documents
Report of the Civil Rules Advisory Committee
27 May 2005
Unofficial text provided by Ken Withers, Federal Judicial Center, based on ballots received from members of the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. This language is subject to technical corrections before being formally presented to the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, scheduled to meet in Boston, MA on June 15-16, 2005.
Cornell Law School Legal Information Information Institute. The forms excerpted from the document below are in RTF format. They can be opened and edited in any standard word-processing format.
- Sample 18 U.S.C. Sec. 2703(d) Application and Order
- Three Model Trap and Trace Orders
- Sample Subpoena Language
- Sample Language for Search Warrants and Accompanying Affidavits to Search and Seize Computers
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DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal, Volume 3, Fall 2004, Number 1
Electronic Discovery Rules, Proposed Rules
Proposed Revisions of the Federal Rules of Evidence