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Drafting Interrogatories
Posted on 28 May 2008 by AME3bg

Interrogatories are part of the pre-trial discovery process. Fed. R. Civ. P. 33 authorizes a party to serve written interrogatories on another party and requires that the interrogatories be answered separately and fully under oath. Written interrogatories... Read More

Arguing Your First Motion
Posted on 24 Apr 2009 by ABA YLD 101 Series

You've written a motion and submitted it to the court. The court has set it for oral argument - now what? Preparing to argue a motion can be a nerve-racking experience. However, motion practice is an exciting and enjoyable experience if you adequately... Read More

New Attorney's Guide to the Steps in a Lawsuit
Posted on 19 Feb 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

A listing of the basic steps and procedures. 1. Filing a Complaint or Petition Any complaint or petition for relief in a court must be filed within the statutory time limit ( Statute of Limitations ). These statutes vary from state to state... Read More

Expert Witness Resources at lexis.com®
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis

When your assignment is to do research on expert witnesses, turn to the LexisNexis ® services to identify an expert’s impressive assets or potential deficits. LexisNexis ® provides you with a thorough collection of expert witness information... Read More

LexisNexis Tools for Conducting Discovery
Posted on 26 Feb 2010 by LexisHub Staff

Wouldn't it be nice to have a checklist of links right at your fingertips when you prepare to conduct discovery? Look no more, here is a list of LexisNexis tools you will need: Find Information & Resources on Electronic Discovery Find... Read More

Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards
Posted on 31 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

On May 29, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether federal courts may enforce agreements that expand judicial review of arbitration awards beyond the minimal review provided in the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). This update... Read More

Techniques and Potential Conflicts in the Handling of Depositions
Posted on 31 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Depositions can be the largest single item in your case's litigation budget, can decide whether the case settles before trial and can be outcome determinative. It is therefore important at the onset of a case to identify what are the key elements... Read More

Voluntary Disclosure and Apology Protection
Posted on 31 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

Physicians are ethically bound by an American Medical Association mandate to disclose adverse medical incidents. Counsel typically warn physicians about the risks of discussing adverse incidents with patients or their families because of malpractice risks... Read More

Bisceglie on Electronic Discovery, Evidence and Claims in New York
Posted on 5 Feb 2009 by Kyle C. Bisceglie

In his Emerging Issue Commentary, Attorney Kyle C. Bisceglie, Partner at Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP in New York City, summarizes the legal developments in New York related to electronically stored information (“ESI”... Read More

Administrative Law Primer
Posted on 30 Dec 2008 by AME3bg

Administrative Law generally refers to the body of procedural law governing the operation of regulatory agencies in the executive branch of government. The federal government and each of the states have their own separate bodies of administrative law... Read More

The New Presidential Administration and Equal Rights
Posted on 22 Dec 2008 by Stefan Johnson

November 4, 2008 transformed America’s history. We elected the nation’s first nonwhite President, who supports many of our issues and seems to be inclusive of our voices. History also was made in the transgender community. The small town of... Read More

Brief Advice: Educating Employees about Litigation Holds
Posted on 31 Jan 2008 by AME3bg

LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell posed the following question to provide a variety of views on this important topic: In light of the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, how -- and how much -- should companies educate employees about their duties in document... Read More

Understanding Administrative Law
Posted on 18 Feb 2009 by LexisHub Staff

“In the broadest sense, administrative law involves the study of how those parts of our system of government that are neither legislatures nor courts make decisions. These entities, referred to as administrative agencies, are normally located in... Read More

Advice for Young Lawyers – On the Job Deposition Training
Posted on 13 Jun 2008 by AME3bg

Thousands of young attorneys will sit down to take their first deposition every year the same way I did, with roughly the same amount of dread and exactly the same amount of training. A lot and none whatsoever. So that someone might benefit from... Read More

President Obama Selects Judge Sonia Sotomayor, a Judge with a Common Touch and Extensive Judicial Experience, to Replace Justice Souter on the Supreme Court
Posted on 27 May 2009 by Ted Zwayer

Last Saturday, President Barack Obama said that he wanted a Supreme Court nominee that had a “common touch” and empathy, who could “stand in somebody else's shoes and see through their eyes and get a sense of how the law might work... Read More