Duty of disclosure
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in the United States
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In U.S. legal procedure, each party to a lawsuit has the duty to disclose certain information, such as the names and addresses of witnesses, and copies of any documents that it intends to use as evidence, to the opposing party. This duty is subject to certain exceptions, as outlined in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; furthermore, the rules applicable in state courts vary from state to state.
- "Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery". Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
- Duty of confidentiality (limits of the duty of confidentiality)
- Duty of candor
- Information disclosure statement (U.S. patent law)
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