Duane Morris LLP: Pa. Supreme Court Rejects Federal Case Law on E-Discovery; Adopts Prortionality Test for E-Discovery in Amendments to Rules of Civil Procedure

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on June 6, 2012, amended the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure to officially include the discovery of electronically stored information. The amended rules become effective on August 1, 2012. Changes to Rules Amended Rule 4009.1 includes "electronically...