deposition

What to expect when appearing at a New York deposition

Your appearance at a deposition can be an overwhelming experience.  This is especially true if you have never appeared at a deposition.  So what is a deposition?  Why is it necessary?  A deposition is a part of the discovery process authorized under Article 31 of the New York Rules of Civil P...
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Manhattan, Bronx Courts Require Party Who Produces Discovery to Bear the Cost of Production

The New York Appellate Division, First Department, whose rulings are binding upon state courts in Manhattan and the Bronx, has ruled that the cost of producing discovery should be borne by the party who produces that discovery. The February 28 decision, U.S. Bank National Association v. Greenpoint M...
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Can attorneys view and access Facebook page of a party other than his or her client in a pending litigation

The New York State Bar Association, Committee on Professional Ethics in Opinion 843 ruled that an “attorney may ethically view and access the Facebook and MySpace profiles of a party other than the lawyer’s client in litigation as long as the party’s profile is available to all members in the ...
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