Explosion of Electronic Discovery in All Areas of Litigation Necessitates Changes in CPLR

The Joint Committee on Electronic Discovery of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York has issued a report containing recommended changes to the CPLR to help clarify the often confusing or undefined responsibilities of parties with respect to E-Discovery. The changes address several topics including the duty to preserve, the scope of preservation, the scope of production, inadvertent disclosure, and the form of production.