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Cooperation and the Ethical Duty to Expedite Litigation
The short video that follows touches on one, often overlooked ethical basis for cooperation, the duty under Model Rule 3.2 to expedite litigation. For a full treatise on the many reasons that cooperation is good for your clients, the courts, and you, see the special supplement of the Sedona Conference Journal devoted to this topic, The Sedona Conference Journal, Vol. 10 Supplement, Fall 2009. Also see my latest blog on this subject, A Supreme Court Justice Writes the Preface to a Sedona Conference Journal on the Cooperation Proclamation, found at e-discoveryteam.com. In the meantime, watch this video excerpt of the law school class that I teach with Bill Hamilton at the University of Florida.