Maintain professionalism in depositions   
To avoid the ire of the court and serious sanctions, attorneys taking and defending depositions should conduct themselves as if they were speaking before a judge.
Discovery and the attorney-client privilege   
Learn about the elements of the privilege, what is not covered by the privilege, waiver, and the mechanics of adjudicating an assertion of the privilege.
Interrogatories and demands to produce   
Earn MCLE learning about interrogatories and demands to produce documents.
Discovery requests for admissions   
Requests to admit are not "true" discovery. They are primarily aimed at setting to rest a triable issue so that it will not have to be tried.
Introduction to civil discovery   
The objective of this article and accompanying self-assessment test is to provide bench officers and lawyers with an introduction to California civil discovery.
Privileged Witness Statements   
A recent California Supreme Court decision clarifies what kind of witness statements merit work product privilege.
Discovering Surveillance Material   
Defense counsel sometimes rely on surveillance videos to discredit a plaintiff’s injury claim. But is such evidence discoverable before trial?
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