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The approved Pilot Project Regarding Case Management Techniques for Complex Civil Cases took effect in the Southern District of New York on November 1, 2011, and will be in place for an eighteen-month trial period. This article provides background on the project and explores its provisions.
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In its celebration of 2011 "Lawyers of the Year," LawWeek Colorado named Denver District Court Judge Ann Frick and Sherman & Howard lawyer Skip Netzorg for their roles in creating the rules for the Civil Access Pilot Project . "Skip and Ann took this all the way from conception to implementation," said Rebecca...
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On January 1, 2012, Colorado launched its “Civil Access Pilot Project Applicable to Business Actions in District Court.” Five Denver metro-area courts will use new rules of civil procedure in certain types of cases for a period of two years, in an effort to better serve the needs of litigants. The rules...
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The article (subscription required) reviews the Model Order on E-Discovery in Patent Cases and commends the work of the Federal Circuit Advisory Council's E-Discovery Committee and Judge Randall Rader, who unveiled the order at the Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference...
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Author Henry Kelston reviews the December 13 hearing on "The Costs and Burdens of Civil Discovery" convened by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution. IAALS Executive Director Rebecca Love Kourlis testified in the hearing .
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The inaugural edition of Rule One Review is now available. Rule One Review is a quarterly newsletter that shares information about pilot projects and other civil rules projects being monitored by the Rule One Initiative . Sign up for Rule One Review and other IAALS newsletters here .
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The Third Branch , the blog of the United States Courts, discussed the background and objectives of the pilot project in the Southern District of New York.
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DENVER, CO – The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver today applauds the Colorado Supreme Court for approving the Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project. This visionary step forward joins a national trend among states committed to improving the delivery of court...

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