Delaware courts should consider requiring parties to use discovery facilitators to streamline the ligation process. Recently, the Delaware Court of Chancery opted to do so. In a blog post written for the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, DJCL Staff member, Alexandria Crouthamel, explains that this person is often a special master who is a lawyer that specializes in the area of law being litigated, but currently, there is no rule in Delaware stating who can or should be a discovery facilitator. An issue to resolve is who will bear the cost for discovery facilitators, but given the heavy caseloads in the courts, this may be a viable option to help streamline the litigation process.
Read Alexandria’s post on the DJCL Blog.