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      ARMA International Urges Federal Courts to Support Procedural Rules that Promote Information Governance

      Feb 19, 2014

      The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules proposed a series of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which govern the procedure in civil actions and proceedings in the United States district courts, and requested public comment by February 15, 2014.

      ARMA International submitted a public comment to a committee of the United States Courts urging support for proposed changes to federal rules governing the process of information discovery in civil litigation. 

      The comment letter focused on proposed amendments to rules regarding the scope of discovery and sanctions for failure to preserve discoverable information--because those rules address issues of concern to records and information management professionals.

      Our full response can be read here.

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