Federal MDL Rule Benefits From Public Comments

By Robert Johnston and Gary Feldon (April 10, 2024, 5:33 PM EDT) -- For at least six years, the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules has been contemplating adding a new rule to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to govern multidistrict litigation.[1] In March 2023, the committee released its preliminary draft of proposed Rule 16.1, the first rule specific to MDLs.[2]...

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