Armstrong Pump, Inc. v. Hartman, Parties “Continual and Growing Animosity” During Discovery Results in NY District Court Ordering its Own “New and Simpler Approach.”

Armstrong Pump, Inc. v. Hartman, Parties “Continual and Growing Animosity” During Discovery Results in NY District Court Ordering its Own “New and Simpler Approach.” In this patent infringement case, the Court characterized the Motion for discovery relief before it as containing “allegations of delays, omissions, and misrepresentations” that threatened to “make this case more about […]

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Order Limits Number and Duration of Depositions in NY’s Busy Commercial Courts Effective April 1, 2015

Order Limits Number and Duration of Depositions in NY’s Busy Commercial Courts Effective April 1, 2015 Today, on December 21, 2014, Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudent issued an order adopting a new Rule 11-d of the Rules of Practice for the Commercial Division which will limit parties to taking 10 depositions of no more […]

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Using Information Governance to Lower E-Discovery Costs

Using Information Governance to Lower E-Discovery Costs In this recent article in The Legal Intelligencer, John Connell discusses the pivotal role played by Information Governance in the control of ever increasing e-discovery costs resulting from the exponential growth in digital data and “a save-everything-just-in case” mindset. The author notes that in addition to reducing e-discovery, […]

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U.S. Courts’ Evolving Approaches to Social Media E-Discovery

U.S. Courts’ Evolving Approaches to Social Media E-Discovery In this article by Reema Abdelhamid and J. Alexander Lawrence in Socially Aware, the authors address the different approaches United States courts have taken when faced with social media related discovery issues. The authors present cases from various jurisdictions presenting disparate approaches including: the court completely quashing […]

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