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Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

Procedures Which Govern Civil Discovery

Civil discovery is usually governed by procedures such as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rules 26 through 37. Under most rules of civil procedure, discovery tools include:

  • Depositions on oral or written questions.
  • Written interrogatories.
  • Production of tangible items.
  • Physical and mental examinations.
  • Requests for admission of evidence.

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