91 ABA Journal Discovery articles.
A federal judge in Colorado has warned lawyers for litigants in a business dispute that he will not “sit idly by in the face of further mudslinging.”
May 24, 2023 10:30 AM CDT
A Massachusetts judge has refused to toss a $636 million malpractice lawsuit contending that a botched contract drafted by Proskauer Rose caused its client’s loss of a minority interest in a hedge fund.
May 17, 2023 2:48 PM CDT
Proskauer Rose is arguing that a bad business partner—and not a drafting mistake—is to blame for a client’s losses, which are alleged to be around $636 million.
May 11, 2023 2:56 PM CDT
SCOTUS drops arguments in immigration case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday removed a case from its argument calendar in which 19 states sought to keep in place an immigrant…
Feb 17, 2023 3:45 PM CST
A federal judge in Manhattan, New York City, has ruled against former President Donald Trump after he belatedly offered to provide a DNA sample in a suit filed by a woman who accused him of sexual assault, in exchange for missing pages of a forensic analysis of the dress that his accuser says she wore on the day in question.
Feb 15, 2023 1:55 PM CST
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump and a woman who accused him of sexual assault are fighting over his offer to provide a DNA sample in exchange for missing pages of a forensic analysis of the dress that she claims to have worn on the day in question.
Feb 14, 2023 9:26 AM CST
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered Facebook and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to pay a sanction of $925,000 for an “unusually egregious and persistent” effort to use “delay, misdirection and frivolous arguments to make litigation unfairly difficult and expensive for their opponents.”
Feb 13, 2023 9:12 AM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan told a lawyer representing a tax law firm Monday that his proposed expansive test for protecting documents under attorney-client privilege “is a big ask,” according to coverage of the oral arguments.
Jan 10, 2023 8:29 AM CST
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.
Jan 9, 2023 2:04 PM CST
A New York judge has ordered Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer to pay more than $150,000 for failing to notify the state of New York of relevant late-discovered documents in opioid litigation and for other "discovery breaches."
Dec 8, 2022 1:22 PM CST
Plaintiffs are seeking more than $2 million in sanctions against Facebook and its lawyers at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher after a federal judge said they engaged in “dilatory discovery conduct.”
Nov 22, 2022 10:43 AM CST
Lawyers often have to deal with an incredible amount of material and documents, spanning many rooms and filling countless boxes. What lawyers once did by hand, such as identifying privileged materials that should not be disclosed to the other side, can now be done with the help of sophisticated technology. But mistakes can and do happen.
Oct 27, 2022 1:49 PM CDT
A former Dentons associate is accused in an ethics complaint of falsely claiming that he spent 277 hours to review 425 documents for a client responding to a discovery request.
Sep 26, 2022 9:17 AM CDT
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump mentioned the possibility of an indictment in a letter resisting a special master’s request for information about the declassification of documents seized at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida.
Sep 20, 2022 10:48 AM CDT
A federal judge wants additional briefing on the type of sanctions that he could consider against Facebook and its law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in multidistrict litigation alleging privacy violations by the social media platform.
Sep 19, 2022 2:50 PM CDT
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