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Since 1979, a select group of hand-picked individuals from the State Bar's Special Master's List have been responsible for carrying out search and seizures of evidence in possession of or under the control of attorneys, physicians, psychotherapists and clergy members. By Jonathan Goldstein
Earn MCLE learning about interrogatories and demands to produce documents. By Patricia M. Lucas and Gary Nadler
In the past, litigation typically involved only one plaintiff and one defendant. Modern litigation, however, tends to be far more complex, involving multiple parties, parent corporations, affiliated entities, insurers and sometimes "angel" funders.
Review the basics involving hearsay and experts. The key points: (1) The rules are different on direct vs. cross; and (2) the rules on direct have changed in a big way. By Lawrence Riff
Circuits are split on whether debt collection attorneys can be subject to Fair Debt Collection Practices Act liability when engaging in procedural filings or communicating with a debtor's counsel.
It is important for attorneys and unrepresented litigants in judgment enforcement proceedings to know the facts and their rights and to provide the court hearing a claim of exemption with complete information. By Thomas D. Long
Learn about the prosecution's duty under Brady, limitations on the duty, what constitutes favorable and material evidence, and how the Brady duty intersects with the right to discovery under Pitchess. By Elia Pirozzi
The starting point is Rule 8.104 of the California Rules of Court. Unless a statute or another rule says otherwise, it provides appellants with all-important deadlines for filing a notice of appeal. By Gary A. Watt
Although there were no earth-shattering appellate opinions in cases against attorneys in 2016, attorney-defendants did achieve a number of victories. By Kenneth C. Feldman and Alex A. Graft
The pleadings long-settled, and discovery now completed, it is now time for you to try your client's civil case before a jury. By Elizabeth R. Feffer and Cherisse H.A. Cleofe