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Skin in the Game: A Proposed Co-Pay Requirement for Discovery-Requesting Parties
Topic: Civil Justice Reform
By Robert D. Owen, a Partner with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP in the firmís New York, NY office and President of the Electronic Discovery Institute, and Francis X. Nolan, an Associate with the firm.
Legal Backgrounder, October 6, 2017, 4 pages
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Publication Summary:

A change to federal discovery rules mandating that requesting parties pay 10% of the producing parties’ costs could reduce the discovery abuse and gamesmanship that are pervasive in civil litigation today.

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