17 ABA Journal Discovery articles.
Dec 2, 2019 2:02 PM CST
In September 2015, two undercover officers in Jacksonville, Florida, bought $50 worth of crack cocaine from a man who called himself “Midnight.”
During the sale, one of the officers took…
Nov 25, 2019 10:50 AM CST
While law enforcement and the public largely welcome the new wave of forensic genealogy, others worry that privacy rights are being eroded by an investigative approach with little regulatory oversight.
Nov 1, 2019 4:20 AM CDT
In this new episode of the Modern Law Library, Olivia Aguilar of ABA Publishing speaks with Cynthia H. Cwik about why “internet of things” devices are some of the most vulnerable hacker targets and the impact of these devices on national security.
Oct 9, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Sep 27, 2019 1:08 PM CDT
A paralegal in the U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey has been indicted for allegedly using government information to identify informants and help her gang member son.
Tawanna Hilliard of…
Aug 16, 2019 2:29 PM CDT
The scenario: A lawyer is offered access to a document from an opposing party’s former employee, who is not represented by counsel. The lawyer is told that the document will…
Aug 5, 2019 4:24 PM CDT
A Texas appeals court has dismissed a medical malpractice lawsuit because the lawyer for the plaintiff filed an expert report about 18 minutes late.
The 5th District Court of Appeals…
Jul 16, 2019 12:14 PM CDT
A Chicago immigration lawyer has been awarded $229,498 in her suit claiming that she was fired from her job at a law firm after disclosing her pregnancy.
U.S. District Judge…
Jul 9, 2019 11:45 AM CDT
The Tennessee Supreme Court has disbarred a Knoxville lawyer for alleged false and exaggerated time entries when he submitted a request for more than $103,000 in legal fees for the…
Jul 8, 2019 3:52 PM CDT
Pepper Hamilton will have to pay reasonable expenses and attorney fees incurred by its opponent in a discovery dispute as a sanction for a missed deadline to turn over materials…
Jun 25, 2019 11:57 AM CDT
Jun 18, 2019 3:37 PM CDT
The law firm that conducted a private investigation into Baylor University’s handling of sex assault allegations will tell a Texas federal judge next Monday why it shouldn’t be sanctioned for…
Jun 12, 2019 11:15 AM CDT
Attorneys are supposed to be zealous advocates for their clients and win their cases. Should they mention an adverse ruling and distinguish it, or just ignore the case and cite other authorities?
Jun 1, 2019 1:15 AM CDT
The ABA added a duty of technology competence to the model ethics rules for lawyers in August 2012, but no such duty has been added to the model rules…
May 10, 2019 4:13 PM CDT