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Available tests for Discovery — $36/each

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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

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

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. By Patricia M. Lucas and Gary Nadler

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Interrogatories and demands to produce

Feb. 27, 2017

Earn MCLE learning about interrogatories and demands to produce documents. By Patricia M. Lucas and Gary Nadler


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Discovery requests for admissions

Sep. 26, 2016

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. By Gary Nadler

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Introduction to civil discovery

Feb. 29, 2016

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