The Discovery Update E-Letter Articles

09Apr2014

State Discovery Rules

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Discovery Rules for Each State Alabama Northern District Rules Middle District Rules Southern District Rules Supreme Court Rules (not on–line) – Rule 30, et seq. Alaska Civil Rules 30, et seq. Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure – Rule 30, et seq. Arkansas Arkansas Court Rules – Rule 30, et seq. California Code of Civil Procedure – Section 2025 (Click Code of Civil Procedure,
09Apr2014

Guide to Federal Local Rules

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City and County Court Information and Links AlabamaNorthern District Birmingham: 205-278-1700 Middle District Montgomery: 334-223-7308 Southern District Mobile: 334-690-2944 Alaska Anchorage: 907-271-5568 Arizona Phoenix: 602-322-7200 Arkansas Eastern District Little Rock: 501-324-6640 Western District Fort Smith: 501-783-6833 California Central District Los Angeles: 213-894-3535 Eastern District Sacramento: 916-498-5415 Northern District San Francisco: 415-522-2000 Southern District San Diego: 619-557-5600 Colorado Denver: 303-844-3433 Conneticut New Haven: 203-773-2140 Delaware Wilmington: 302-573-6170 District of Columbia Washington: 202-273-0555 Florida Middle District Jacksonville: 407-648-6366 Northern District Tallahassee: 904-942-8826 Southern District Miami: 305-536-4131 Georgia Middle District Macon: 912-752-3497 Northern District Atlanta: 404-331-6496 Southern District Savannah: 912-650-4020 Guam Agana: 671-472-7411 Hawaii Honolulu: 808-541-1300 Idaho Boise: 208-334-136 Illinois Central District Springfield: 217-492-4707 Northern District Chicago: 312-435-5698 Southern District East St.
11Dec2013

The End of the “Line” – Electronic Filing

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Once a quarter the Atkinson-Baker Newsletter, Discovery Update,TM features those topics that shape the law itself and its practice. We address a broad variety of topics such as: copyright laws, unpublished opinions, discovery rules, employment law, evidence, expert witnesses, deposition practices, handling of exhibits and many, many more.
29May2012

Retention Regulations & Hidden Features (Microsoft Program Features)

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Following are a few of the key regulations covering data security, storage and privacy. Some of these regulations run into the hundreds of pages, so they do contain considerably more information than is covered here. EU Data Protection Directive (DPD) Applies to companies with offices in the European Union or which exchange personal data with companies in the EU.
07Mar2012

Website Supreme: Supreme Court Opinions & More

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While Supreme Court opinions have been available on line from Cornell University’s Legal Information Institute (www.law.cornell.edu), the GPO (www.access.gpo.gov) and other sites, on Monday, April 17, the Supreme Court established its own presence on the Internet. The new web site, www.supremecourtus.gov, provides the Court’s bench opinions, as well as other information for attorneys,
11Jul2008

Exhibit FAQs

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Over the years, various questions have come up from attorneys and their staff regarding the court reporter’s responsibility for the handling of deposition exhibits and other documents. Following are some of the questions which have arisen and the general way in which such situations are handled. There are variations of these,