New York Civil Practice Law and Rules:

Bill A06000 was introduced to the New York state legislature on February 23, 2009 to make changes to include the disclosure of electronically stored information in civil cases. According to the Bill, the “proposed amendments are intended primarily to clarify the treatment of electronically stored information in civil disclosure proceedings conducted prior to the filing of a note of issue.” New York’s State Unified Court System submitted a recommendation to the Chief Judge and Chief Administrative Judge regarding e-discovery protocol in the New York state courts to address the growing complexity and costs of electronic discovery disputes.

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