Why Businesses May Like the "Duke Rules Package" Part 4 of 4: The Outcome

Earlier this year, I introduced a four-part series about the "Duke Rules Package" which includes drastic changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. On April 29, 2015, Chief Justice John Roberts officially informed Congress that the high Court had adopted most of the rules proposed by the Duke Rules Package, taking effect December 1, 2015. In this final installment, I summarize the rules ultimately adopted by the Supreme Court.

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