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Lexis Hub Podcast featuring Lisa McManus, Min Cho and Stacie Winkler on Social Media Rules of Civil Procedure - Practical Tips for the Litigator.

On this edition, attorneys Lisa C. McManus, Min K. Cho and Stacie S. Winkler examine some of the social media "rules of civil procedure." They discuss ESI discovery requests, using social media to research opposing counsel, and serving subpoenas and service of process through Facebook. Copyright©...

Civil Procedure and the Legal Profession

By H. M. Erichson, Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law These rules govern the procedure in all civil actions ... . They should be construed and administered to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding. Rule 1, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure...

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...

The Motion You Probably Shouldn't Bother to Make in the Business Court (or in Any Other Court)

I think I might have made a Motion for a More Definite Statement. If I did that, I did it only once, and I can't remember the result. Asking for a more definite statement is a rarely used litigation maneuver, allowed by Rule 12(e) of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure . The Defendant...

Delaware Court of Chancery Strikes Impertinent Portion of Complaint

In Carlyle Investment L.L.C. v. Moonmouth Company S.A ., C.A. No. 7841-VCP (Del. Ch. Sept. 10, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery grants the rare motion to strike a part of the complaint that the court considers scandalous or impertinent pursuant to Court of Chancery Rule 12(f). See Slip op. at 45...