Judge Lee H. Rosenthal, current Chair of the Federal Rules Advisory Committee's Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has just issued a sanctions opinion that provides an important counterpoint to Judge Scheidilin's Pension Committee opinion. Judge Rosenthal was at the helm of the Federal Rules Advisory Committee when the e-discovery amendments were developed and enacted in 2006. Her words on legal hold and e-discovery duties, therefore, carry weight. Because she certainly knows a thing or two about e-discovery, her opinion in Rimkus v. Cammarata, 07-cv-00405 (SDTX Feb. 19, 2010) is as important as Judge Scheindlin's Pension Committee opinon, although not as heavily footnooted. To download a copy of the opinion click here: Download Rimkus v Cammarata SDTX Feb 19 2010.