37 ABA Journal Discovery articles.
Since his early days as a lawyer, Wisconsin criminal defense attorney Chad Lanning has been troubled that the state’s jury instructions were not freely available to the legal community or the general public. As Lanning rose to leadership in the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he turned to Public.Resource.Org’s Carl Malamud for assistance in raising concerns about the issue.
Mar 1, 2021 9:00 AM CST
The second impeachment defense of former President Donald Trump got off to a slow start Tuesday.
Feb 10, 2021 10:06 AM CST
A federal appeals court has revived a plaintiff’s bias claim and removed U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes of the Southern District of Texas from her case, citing remarks and actions indicating that he had prejudged the case.
Feb 2, 2021 11:42 AM CST
A Texas judge has ordered a Houston-area lawyer and his client to be jointly sanctioned $150,000 for the client’s “outright lies” in litigation and “a mountain of evasiveness” in discovery.
Jan 27, 2021 2:14 PM CST
Over the years, many attorneys shelled out thousands of dollars to spend three weeks in a converted Wyoming cattle ranch described as “spartan,” with no cellphone service, so they could listen and learn from the self-proclaimed “greatest trial lawyer in history.” From all over the country, lawyers came to the Trial Lawyers College to learn from Gerry Spence, the famed litigator who claims to have never lost a criminal case.
Jan 21, 2021 3:02 PM CST
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is joining with the Redgrave law firm to produce the nation’s largest and most comprehensive information and discovery law practice, the law firms announced Tuesday.
Nov 17, 2020 1:16 PM CST
Kentucky AG will release Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has said he will comply with a judge’s order to release a recording of grand jury…
Sep 29, 2020 4:31 PM CDT
For this installment in my column, I initially set out to write one of my “look back” pieces on a legal-centric television show focused on a prosecutor. Initially, my pick was Jake and the Fatman
. If nothing else, I love the show’s title. The series was in syndication from 1987 until 1992, but I couldn’t find a full episode anywhere. It’s not streaming, and it’s not on YouTube, Dailymotion, or any of my other usual go-to video aggregators. I’ll keep looking, but until then, I had to change course a bit.
Sep 23, 2020 3:48 PM CDT
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
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