1 hour 49 minutes
less than 7.2 is on federal rules of Civil Procedure Number 26.
In this video, we're going to discuss this rule in depth.
Rule 26 is the standard rule governing
on the civil side
preparation and the stages that occur prior to actually testifying in court.
outlines, in addition to basic discovery rules and what's known as
the duty to disclose rule. In addition, lays out the fact that depositions of an expert can be taken
if they're going to be testifying
discusses the fact that there is protection for draft reports or disclosures that have occurred prior. To try a little
preparation and protection of communications between the parties, attorney and expert witnesses
talks about designating an expert who's employed on Lee for trial preparation
and then also designates the duty to disclose the amount of payment that has been
received by an expert
in this rule is what's known as three work product doctrine that we'll talk about here in a very little bit.
But basically the work product doctrine allows that the work that's being done in preparation of trial
and any communications between the lawyer and the expert witness are considered to be protected and considered to be privileged.
Rule 26 also allows and discloses the rules for claiming privilege or protecting trial preparation materials.
In this video, we covered Rule 26 of the civil procedure.