29 ABA Journal Discovery articles.
U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan of the Southern District of New York is so incensed by government conduct in the prosecution of an Iranian businessman that she has ordered every federal prosecutor in Manhattan to read her decision criticizing the prosecution failures.
Sep 17, 2020 2:53 PM CDT
An Illinois lawyer, who reportedly lied and said he had cancer—when he did not—and instead was looking for discovery deadline extensions, is facing potential suspension from the practice of law. He also allegedly lied about having cancer on his University of Chicago Law School application.
Sep 9, 2020 4:37 PM CDT
California files 100th suit against Trump administration
California and 21 other states have filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that curtails the scope of environmental reviews conducted to…
Aug 31, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
A former partner at Goldberg Segalla in its Pennsylvania office has been suspended for three years for settling cases without informing the insurer who hired his law firm.
Jul 7, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
Lawyer’s discovery sanctions can be discharged in bankruptcy, 9th Circuit rules
A suspended California lawyer may discharge more than $5,700 in discovery sanctions in bankruptcy, but she can’t discharge more…
Jun 15, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
A defense lawyer who failed to investigate his capital client’s tumultuous childhood provided ineffective assistance of counsel, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday.
Jun 15, 2020 3:55 PM CDT
Official explains charges against man who recorded Arbery video
The charges brought against the man who recorded the fatal shooting of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery represent a significant expansion…
May 22, 2020 3:01 PM CDT
A federal magistrate judge says Kirkland & Ellis “should be embarrassed” by its response to a subpoena seeking information about lawyers placed at the firm by a legal recruiter.
May 4, 2020 9:59 AM CDT
Atlanta lawyer Robert Ward acknowledges that he took off his pants at a security checkpoint at a federal courthouse in Tampa, Florida.
Apr 20, 2020 9:46 AM 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
In the early 2000s, a series of civil lawsuits against giant corporations illustrated the disastrous consequences that could ensue if a defendant failed to provide electronic evidence such as company…
Feb 7, 2020 11:55 AM CST
The New Orleans Saints apparently had a hand in determining which local priests were on a pedophile list, according to lawyers for sex abuse plaintiffs suing the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Jan 30, 2020 4:03 PM CST
A malpractice lawsuit filed against Littler Mendelson claims that the law firm gave too much information to a client’s opponent during discovery in a dispute over overtime pay.
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
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