Discovery Facilitators

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.


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