Environmental Lawsuit

The Florida League of Cities, Inc., and Florida Stormwater Association, Inc., announced that they had filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) over novel numeric nutrient criteria regulations the EPA seeks to test on Florida’s waters.  According to a report on an Orlando Sentinel blog, the

Federal Rules Revised

Effective December 1, 2010, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2) and (b)(4) were substantially revised.  Whereas Rule 26 once allowed broad discovery of all communications, including draft reports, between counsel and experts who were retained to testify at trial, the 2010 amendments limit discovery of these communications. Under the amended