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Available tests for Discovery — $36/each
Learn about the source of a court’s authority to appoint a referee, the scope of referee appointment orders, and referees’ powers.
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
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
Earn MCLE learning about interrogatories and demands to produce documents. By Patricia M. Lucas and 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. By Gary Nadler
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