41 ABA Journal Deposition articles.
SCOTUS approval rating drops 10 percentage points
Only 44% of the public approves of the way that the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a Marquette University…
May 27, 2022 1:44 PM CDT
Opposing counsel should be sanctioned for releasing deposition testimony in which former President Donald Trump expressed his fear of being hit by hurled fruit, according to a motion filed by Trump’s lawyers.
May 5, 2022 11:42 AM CDT
Several lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union reviewed the Washington Post op-ed by actress Amber Heard that led to actor Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against her, according to testimony by the organization’s general counsel last week.
May 2, 2022 8:44 AM CDT
A state court judge in Georgia has refused to toss a $13 billion lawsuit alleging that Baker Donelsen and American Family Insurance conspired to spy on a litigant with illegally placed electronic devices.
Apr 20, 2022 3:52 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has awarded $288,900 in attorney fees and expenses to human-rights plaintiffs as a sanction for litigation conduct by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison…
Apr 18, 2022 10:15 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1,250 sanction against a Dallas lawyer for the attorney fees incurred by his litigation opponent when he misread a federal judge’s ruling.
Apr 11, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
New York Attorney General Letitia James has asked a state court judge to hold former President Donald Trump in contempt and fine him $10,000 per day until he turns over subpoenaed documents in her civil probe of his business.
Apr 7, 2022 2:44 PM CDT
Two years have passed since the onset of the pandemic, and no matter how you look at it, things will never be quite the same. COVID-19 changed everything. In many cases, the only way for lawyers to continue to practice law and maintain business operations during the pandemic has been to take advantage of remote working technologies.
Mar 25, 2022 9:06 AM CDT
The Florida Supreme Court has suspended a Miami criminal defense lawyer for altering photos of police lineups that were shown to a robbery victim during a deposition.
Feb 23, 2022 2:00 PM CST
‘Giant in the law’ Walter Dellinger dies
Former acting U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger died Feb. 16 at age 80. Dellinger was a longtime professor at the Duke University School…
Feb 18, 2022 1:45 PM CST
An Indiana lawyer has been suspended for threatening to make a woman’s intimate photos part of the public record if she continued to seek a protective order against his client.
Feb 7, 2022 11:48 AM CST
A federal magistrate judge in Georgia ordered lawyers for an injured longshoreman to “not impugn Chinese culture” in future depositions in his lawsuit against a Chinese shipping line.
Dec 23, 2021 8:59 AM CST
A Florida lawyer has been suspended for two years for unfounded accusations of racial bias, including his assertion that appearing at a deposition with police officers could lead to bodily injury or his “untimely death.”
Dec 13, 2021 3:31 PM CST
A Florida lawyer has been suspended for 91 days for texting advice to a witness during a phone deposition and then failing to come clean when questioned by the opposing counsel and a judge.
Nov 22, 2021 10:44 AM CST
A judge in Fulton County, Georgia, has found a lawyer in civil contempt and ordered him jailed to allow for a deposition behind bars.
Nov 18, 2021 10:32 AM CST
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