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NO MORE DIMINISHING RETURNS: Four Cases on the Importance of Proportionality Under the New FRCP Rules

FRCP Rule 1 demands a just, speedy, and inexpensive resolution to the dispute at hand. Proportionality is at the core of that notion, and in the following cases, you’ll see how.

Created on March 10, 2017
Four Cases on the Importance of Proportionality Under the New FRCP Rules

The main goal of the recent FRCP amendments is to support Rule 1’s demand for a just, speedy, and inexpensive resolution to the dispute at hand. Proportionality is at the core of that notion. In the four cases covered in this white paper, you’ll see rulings that push parties to be more proactive in finding ways to reach that resolution while avoiding over-burdensome and expensive production requests.