From Naked Ownership (hey, it’s a genuine Louisiana legal phrase), a law blog maintained by Al Robert, Jr., Ernest Svenson, Raymond Ward, and Todd Slack, comes this post on changes to the Uniform Rules governing Louisiana Courts of Appeal. A copy of the new rules can be viewed here. 

As e-discovery continues its relentless assault upon stodgy traditions, it would behoove one to consider the Guidelines for State Trial Courts Regarding Discovery of Electronically-Stored Information, prepared by the Conference of Chief Justices (according to its website, their membership includes "the highest judicial officer of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories of American Samoa, Guam and the Virgin Islands."