Discovery of Social-Media Passwords

Access to social media in civil litigation remains a Wild West in many respects. Parties don’t know what to ask for, so they ask for too much. When the other side refuses, the court often agrees because the request is so obviously overbroad. When it comes to discovery of social-media contents,...

You Can't Appeal That! Or Can You?

You may remember the case of Out of the Box Developers, LLC v. Logicbit Corp . It has spawned a couple of interesting discovery decisions. One was on subpoenas to third parties , another involved nearly $40,000 in sanctions for attorneys' fees against two of the Defendants for failing to comply with...