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Case Blurb: Mirbeau of Geneva Lake; Discoverability of ESI

Posted by rjbiii on December 29, 2009

The advisory notes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure indicate that the federal rules take an “expansive approach toward discovery of ESI and that “discovery of [ESI] stands on equal footing with discovery of paper documents.” ESI must be produced, “translated, if necessary by the respondent into a reasonably usable form.”

Mirbeau of Geneva Lake LLC v. City of Lake Geneva, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101104, at *2-3 (E.D. Wis. Oct. 15, 2009)(internal citations removed).

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