SmartRules Update – March 15, 2008

New Rule of Evidence 502 Adopted, Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Posted As of February 27, 2008, new Federal Rule of Evidence 502 re attorney client and attorney work product privileges was adopted.  Regarding the effective date, the adopting legislation (S. 2450) states that:  “The amendments made by this Act shall apply … Read more

SmartRules Update – February 15, 2008

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Effective December 1, 2007, New Proposals Posted for Comment and New Rule of Evidence 502 Proposed for Adoption Sweeping amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective December 1, 2007.  The final, revised amendments are now posted and may be accessed at: www.uscourts.gov/rules/supct1106/CV_CLEAN.pdf. Additional proposed … Read more

SmartRules Update – January 15, 2008

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Effective December 1, 2007, New Proposals Posted for Comment and New Rule of Evidence 502 Proposed for Adoption Sweeping amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective December 1, 2007.  The final, revised amendments are now posted and may be accessed at: www.uscourts.gov/rules/supct1106/CV_CLEAN.pdf. Additional proposed … Read more