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Available tests for Discovery — $36/each

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Dealing With Deposition Stipulations

Nov. 2, 2017

Know and understand the Southern California deposition stipulation to project experience and protect your clients. By David M. Angeloff

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Appointment of discovery referees

Jul. 24, 2017
By Patricia M. Lucas, Gary Nadler

Learn about the source of a court’s authority to appoint a referee, the scope of referee appointment orders, and referees’ powers.


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Maintain professionalism in depositions

May. 19, 2017
By J. Randolph Evans, Shari Klevens

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. By J. Randolph Evans and Shari Klevens

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Discovery and the attorney-client privilege

Apr. 24, 2017
By Patricia M. Lucas, Gary Nadler

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.


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Interrogatories and demands to produce

Feb. 27, 2017
By Patricia M. Lucas, Gary Nadler

Earn MCLE learning about interrogatories and demands to produce documents.

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Discovery requests for admissions

Sep. 26, 2016
By Gary Nadler

Requests to admit are not "true" discovery. Requests for admissions are primarily aimed at setting to rest a triable issue so that it will not have to be tried.


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Introduction to civil discovery

Feb. 29, 2016
By Patricia M. Lucas

The objective of this article and accompanying self-assessment test is to provide bench officers and lawyers with an introduction to California civil discovery.

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Judicial gatekeepers: the changing role of judicial officers and expert testimony

Feb. 24, 2014
By Eamon McMahon, Mark E. Windham

Several recent California decisions have reshaped the role of judicial officers in determining the admissibility of expert testimony. Earn MCLE credit learning the new rules.


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Privileged Witness Statements

Feb. 3, 2014

A recent California Supreme Court decision clarifies what kind of witness statements merit work product privilege.