14 ABA Journal Deposition articles.
You're a plaintiffs attorney with a promising tort case, but getting the narrative evidence you need from a particular witness is like squeezing blood from a stone. How can you get through to them and help ensure that your client gets the damages needed for long-term care? The real problem might be that your communication styles are fundamentally different, says author and trial consultant Katherine James.
Nov 11, 2020 9:03 AM CST
A Florida insurance defense lawyer is accused of unprofessional conduct toward opposing attorneys and a litigant, including a threat to have an opposing counsel’s “rear end sanctioned” over objections made during a deposition.
Oct 21, 2020 12:36 PM CDT
No crimes by prosecutors found in Jussie Smollett case
Special prosecutor Dan Webb has found “substantial abuses of discretion” but no criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who dropped charges against actor…
Aug 17, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether an evangelizing college student may receive nominal damages from a state college for an alleged free speech violation that happened under a policy that has since been discarded.
Jul 9, 2020 3:27 PM CDT
A Louisiana lawyer who interrupted a deposition 145 times and made 106 objections will have to pay for the conduct.
Mar 30, 2020 12:39 PM CDT
A federal magistrate judge in Miami is letting squabbling litigants know that their issues are less important than the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 27, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
A lawyer who helped a groundskeeper obtain a $289 million verdict against the maker of Roundup has been charged with trying to extort $200 million from an unnamed company.
Dec 20, 2019 2:14 PM CST
If you're a fan of courtroom scenes in movies, are you more of a "You can't handle the truth!" type via Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men
, or are you more of a "And the truth shall set you free!" type via Jim Carrey in Liar, Liar
Nov 6, 2019 10:01 AM CST
In this new Modern Law Library episode, Olivia Aguilar of ABA Publishing talks to Jeffrey T. Frederick, an expert on jury selection strategies, about benefits of open-ended questioning, how to break the ice with a conversational tone, and more.
Nov 6, 2019 6:00 AM CST
A federal magistrate judge in New York has sanctioned a lawyer and his client because of the lawyer’s repeated objections during a deposition.
Oct 2, 2019 2:50 PM 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
A Sullivan & Cromwell partner has been called out by the Delaware Supreme Court for failing to put an end to his client’s misbehavior that resulted in a “deposition fiasco.”
Jul 1, 2019 11:17 AM CDT
Police have arrested a divorce litigant for allegedly stabbing a Florida lawyer multiple times during a deposition May 1.
Police charged 58-year-old Gordon James King with aggravated battery with a…
May 17, 2019 9:15 AM CDT
A federal judge overseeing a lawsuit against Baylor University warned lawyers for the sexual assault plaintiffs Tuesday that court filings should not be used to deliver information to the news…
Apr 18, 2019 7:30 AM CDT