An amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 1, which became effective on December 1, 2015, resulted from a finding that civil litigation is resolved more quickly and less expensively when parties and lawyers cooperate. The amendment makes explicit the rules "should be construed, administered, and employed by the court and the parties to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding."
The following videos also relate to Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure: Civil Rules 2015:
- Proportional Discovery
- Early and Active Case Management
- Failure to Preserve Electronically Stored Information
Also posted at this website is text of Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure.