57 ABA Journal Deposition articles.Mike Lindell was “combative, vulgar, disrespectful, nonresponsive, evasive and consistently loud” during three depositions in a defamation case against him.
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Lawyers have a duty to prepare and guide witnesses, but attorneys can’t coach a witness in a way that interferes with the integrity of the justice system and obstructs another party’s access to evidence, according to an ethics opinion released Wednesday by the ABA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
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A special master has ordered a Baker & Hostetler partner to sit for a second deposition after finding that he was “an extraordinarily difficult and evasive witness” during the first round of questioning.
Apr 17, 2023 3:07 PM CDTdefamation case filed by Dominion Voting Systems.
Mar 21, 2023 12:32 PM CDT
Deposition answers by a BakerHostetler partner were so evasive that he should sit for repeat questioning at the offices of a special master who can intervene to resolve disputes, according to a motion filed by lawyers with Patterson Belknap. Rosebush is a defendant in a lawsuit filed by Roche Diagnostics Corp. alleging he aided an insurance fraud scheme for BakerHostetler’s then-client, the pharmacy company Alliance Medical Holdings.
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Updated: A Connecticut judge has ordered a six-month suspension for a lawyer representing Infowars host and founder Alex Jones because the attorney “carelessly” handled confidential documents mistakenly released to the opposing counsel in a defamation trial against Jones.
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Georgia has climbed to the top spot in a ranking of “judicial hellholes” by the American Tort Reform Foundation.
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Estimating what the future would have looked like if an accident had never occurred can seem more like a thought experiment than a scientific process. But there’s a science behind it, says Michael Shahnasarian.
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A former California lawyer has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for collecting legal fees from clients and then using phony legal documents to persuade them that he was winning their cases.
Oct 6, 2022 11:56 AM CDT