discovery

Proper Deposition Objections

Whether you are defending (or taking) your first or your hundredth deposition, you must be ready to handle objections. That means knowing which objections are proper and which are not. Once you know, you can keep the deposition proceeding smoothly—and avoid embarrassing yourself.

First Look: Page Vault

Page Vault captures, saves, and prints web pages so that they will be admissible in court. Here is our first look at the application.

Podcast #29: Brendan Kenny on What Lawyers Need to Know About E-Discovery

Brendan Kenny explains what every lawyer needs to know about e-discovery. But first, how to effectively disconnect your phone when you're on a vacation.

California Says You Must Understand E-Discovery in Order to Litigate

California’s proposed ethics opinion on attorney duties in e-discovery has been finalized. The opinion is unsurprising in terms of its analysis of today’s technology and long-standing ethics rules, and it highlights that in today’s world, discovery is extremely complex and high stakes. In the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct Formal Opinion No. 2015-193, California […]

How Many Requests for Admissions Are Too Many? 2,265?

That’s from a memorandum (pdf) in Ashker v. Schwarzenegger, and it seems like the the defendants just might have a point here: The plaintiffs are apparently members of the Aryan Brotherhood, a white supremacist gang, and file quite a lot of lawsuits.

Why E-Discovery is Such a Big Deal

If you are coping with e-discovery yourself, or you just want to find out what it’s all about, check out the Friends of eDiscovery project.

Generate a File List for Document Production During Discovery

When making initial disclosures, it’s sometimes easiest to generate a simple list of files and give it to opposing counsel. Here's how.

Five Godawful YouTube Video Depositions

Five of the most heinous video depo excerpts on YouTube. We’re omitting one we’ll highlight later, but here are the five we’ve curated so far.

4 Mistakes Lawyers Make with Expert Witnesses

Expert witness testimony can make or break a case. However, in many cases, important parts of the expert’s testimony are excluded or the expert fails to win over the jury.

Google Keeps Your Digital Tail

Google stores user search data forever. Keep this in mind as you consider privacy and security issues in your business.