Letter Submitted on Behalf of American College of Trial Lawyers to Civil Advisory Committee: Proposed Study of Rule 30(b)(6) Revisions

March 28, 2017 Published Works

In his role as Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers' (ACTL) Federal Civil Procedure Committee, Frank Silvestri submitted to the Civil Rules Advisory Committee a letter on the Proposed Study of Rule 30(b)(6) Revisions. The letter, submitted under Frank Silvestri's name and on behalf of the American College of Trial Lawyers, was posted to the Federal Rules of Practice & Procedure section of the USCourts.gov website.

Following a subsequent meeting of the Civil Rules Advisory Committee in which additional comments on this topic were requested, Frank Silvestri authored another letter on behalf of the ACTL to clarify the College's position on the issue. A copy of this second Comment on Possible Issues Regarding Rule 30(b)(6) may be accessed here.

About the American College of Trial Lawyers: The American College of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only fellowship of exceptional trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission. The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.

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