65 ABA Journal Discovery articles.
Judge willing to accept $110K, cooperation to end Trump sanction
A trial-level judge in New York lifted a $10,000 daily civil contempt sanction against former President Donald Trump on…
May 13, 2022 2:37 PM CDT
A bill that cleared California’s Senate Judiciary Committee last month would discourage secrecy about safety hazards discovered in litigation.
May 12, 2022 8:31 AM CDT
A former paralegal at the U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey was convicted Tuesday based on accusations
that she outed cooperating witnesses against her gang member son.
Apr 29, 2022 2:06 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has refused to disturb a sanction imposed against a Chicago lawyer for “repeatedly asserting baseless claims” to support personal jurisdiction and then dodging discovery on the issue through his client’s evasive answers.
Apr 14, 2022 9:57 AM CDT
Google’s alleged effort to shield emails from lawsuit disclosure through labeling was “eyebrow raising” but probably not sanctionable, a federal judge said Friday.
Apr 11, 2022 1:37 PM CDT
Prosecutors in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx in New York City are increasingly leaving their jobs as they struggle with higher workloads attributed to new discovery laws in New York.
Apr 5, 2022 1:36 PM CDT
The leader of a Black Lives Matter protest can be held liable for injuries to a police officer caused by another person during the demonstration, the Louisiana Supreme Court said Friday.
Mar 30, 2022 12:34 PM CDT
As a way to undermine discovery, Google directs employees to add attorneys and seek legal advice in writing for “ordinary-course business communications,” according to a March 21 sanctions motion filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, which is suing the company for alleged antitrust violations.
Mar 22, 2022 10:27 AM CDT
A federal law that allows a remedy for those illegally subjected to electronic surveillance does not displace the common-law state secrets privilege, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Mar 4, 2022 12:10 PM CST
Gunmaker Remington Arms has agreed to a $73 million settlement in a lawsuit targeting its marketing of the automatic rifle used in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Feb 16, 2022 9:18 AM CST
AJ Shankar, the founder and CEO of e-discovery platform Everlaw
, likes to say his company’s technology is designed to help clients find needles in a haystack.
Dec 15, 2021 8:49 AM CST
A federal judge in Mobile, Alabama, has imposed a default judgment against an Alabama steel mill once represented by Littler Mendelson because an attempt to hide payroll records “poisoned the entirety of this case.”
Nov 22, 2021 3:58 PM CST
Suspended lawyer Alex Murdaugh faces new charges
Suspended South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, previously charged in an alleged scheme to have himself killed for insurance money, is facing 27…
Nov 19, 2021 4:14 PM CST
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer “slipped” discovery documents into a federal multidistrict litigation database without notifying plaintiffs in a New York state opioid trial, according to a court referee who recommended monetary sanctions.
Oct 19, 2021 3:34 PM CDT
Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is liable by default in three defamation lawsuits filed over his claims that the December 2012 mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was a “giant hoax.”
Oct 4, 2021 1:02 PM CDT
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