Opioid Special Master Determines Walmart CEO Can Be Deposed

LegalReader

Cohen will allow Walmart's top executive to be deposed in Cleveland's MDL.

Ripple To Depose Ex-SEC Official Following Fiery Day In Court

Law 360

A federal magistrate judge is giving Ripple Labs the chance to depose a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission division head about his 2018 comments on cryptocurrency following an incendiary hearing Thursday between the regulator and the blockchain firm

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Whistleblower Will Be Deposed In Saint-Gobain PFOA Case

Law 360

A Vermont federal judge said Thursday a former Saint-Gobain in-house attorney who alleges the company did not disclose information about its use of perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA, can be deposed in a class action over alleged PFOA contamination by the company

Ga. Judges Say GM CEO Can Be Deposed Over Fatal Crash

Law 360

Georgia appellate judges said Thursday that General Motors CEO Mary Barra can be deposed in a lawsuit against the company over an alleged vehicle defect that reportedly caused a Georgia woman's fatal crash

Paul Singer Swears He’s Definitely Not Thinking About Deposing Jack Dorsey With These 3.5 Million New Shares He Just Bought

AboveTheLaw

He just thinks, like, Twitter’s a great business on the right track, which is definitely something he says about lots of companies he’s invested in. Finance ATL Finance Finance Docket

Shielding Corporate Execs From Depositions After GM Ruling

Law 360

A Georgia appeals court recently allowed a plaintiff to depose General Motors' CEO, in a blow to the apex doctrine's protections for high-ranking executives, but measures before and during discovery can reduce corporate leaders' exposure in such cases, say attorneys at DLA Piper

Proactive Litigation Paralegal Tip

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

By having all of the names and information in one place, you will also have a list ready when the attorney wants to decide who needs to be interviewed, deposed, or subpoenaed for trial. Then select only the blanks to get a filtered list of witnesses who have not been deposed yet.

Georgia's Biggest Appellate Rulings Of 2021 So Far

Law 360

Georgia appeals courts have upended decades of precedent on how attorneys can appeal trial rulings, freed employers and landowners from liability in high-dollar personal injury cases and refused to narrow the window for high ranking corporate executives to be deposed, in their most significant rulings of the year to date

Myanmar authorities file new charge again Aung San Suu Kyi as military coup leaders tighten internet restrictions

JURIST

Deposed Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged by Myanmar police with failing to abide by COVID-19 restrictions under the country’s Natural Disaster Management Law, according to her lawyer Khin Maung Zaw on Tuesday.

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Two dead, over 40 wounded in Myanmar port city after police and soldiers open fire on protesters

JURIST

Protestors had gathered in support of transportation workers supporting the Civil Disobedience Movement created to oppose the February 1 military coup that deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Myanmar dispatches: updates and analysis from our law student correspondents in Myanmar

JURIST

She becomes the first protester to die at the hands of authorities since the military deposed the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, and is likely to celebrated as a martyr for the cause of democracy in Myanmar. .

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Myanmar protests against military coup resume in defiance of stiffened penal laws after internet blackout lifted

JURIST

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Versace, Fashion Nova Settle Case Days Before the Start of Trial Over Copycat Wares

The Fashion Law

Fashion Nova argued that despite deposing Masciariello in August 2020, there was information relating to the case at hand that it could not obtain, thereby, giving rise to the need for Ms.

Myanmar arrest warrant issued for Mandalay lawyer who condemned military coup as illegal

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students filing for JURIST in Myanmar reported Saturday that an arrest warrant has now been issued for U Tun Kyi, the outspoken Mandalay lawyer who publicly denounced the military coup as illegal in videos posted to the internet in early February, shortly after the army deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Myanmar dispatches: updates and analysis from our law student correspondents in Myanmar

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – JURIST’s law student correspondents in Myanmar informed us early Sunday that Myanmar’s internet services are being cut off again as of 1:30 PM EST and will remain off until approximately 9:30 PM EST (9 AM Monday in Myanmar).

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Myanmar authorities terrorize pro-democracy protesters and city residents in Mandalay, Yangon and elsewhere

JURIST

Across Myanmar there were reports of isolated killings of civilians and continued arrests of prominent opponents of the February 1 military coup that deposed the civilian government effectively led by Aung San Su Kyi.

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Myanmar pro-democracy protests against military coup draw hundreds of thousands into streets

JURIST

International pressure on the military junta that deposed the Myanmar civilian government in a coup on February 1 continues.

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Cannabis Litigation: Third-Party Subpoenas and the Illegality Defense

HarrisBricken

In many lawsuits, a party needs to collect relevant documents from persons or entities who are not parties to the lawsuits (third parties) and a party may desire to depose a third-party.

Myanmar dispatches: updates and analysis from JURIST correspondents in Myanmar

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – A law student reporting for JURIST in Myanmar offered these reflections Monday about the direction of her country as the military junta cut off mobile data access and civilian casualties from police and military violence continued to mount.

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Myanmar dispatches: updates and analysis from our law student correspondents in Myanmar

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – One of our law student correspondents in Myanmar offers further thoughts on economic realities under the military junta, and offers her perspective on developments Wednesday: There is a website that any CDM [Civil Disobedience Movement] staffs can access for any support they need. We also have a call center.

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Myanmar: concern grows for lawyers and law students arbitrarily detained after military coup

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – International concern grew Friday for Myanmar lawyers and law students arbitrarily detained in the wake of the February 1 military coup that deposed the civilian government and prompted mass pro-democracy street demonstrations that continue despite the killing of over 50 protestors by security forces in the last two weeks.

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India Supreme Court: Facebook must appear before panel probing Delhi riots

JURIST

The court rejected the argument and held that the members and non-members both can be called before the committee and depose an oath.

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Myanmar dispatches: updates and analysis from our law student correspondents in Myanmar

JURIST

I hope the CRPH, Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw [established by members of the deposed Myanmar Parliament from the Suu Kyi-led National League of Democracy] will gain recognition by the international community.

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Egypt releases Al Jazeera journalist detained since 2016

JURIST

After Morsi was deposed by the army after public protests, succeeding governments cracked down harshly on all Brotherhood supporters and members.

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Myanmar junta sacks UN envoy after anti-coup address as protesters prepare for pan-ASEAN marches after crackdowns

JURIST

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Myanmar mass protests grow in defiance of Suu Kyi charges, military coup leaders’ claims

JURIST

Hundreds of thousands of Myanmar citizens took to the country’s streets on Wednesday, protesting the February 1 military coup that deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and challenging the trivial charges military authorities have laid against her, the most recent of which (violating COVID-19 restrictions) were disclosed Tuesday.

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Myanmar law students resist military coup online and in the streets

JURIST

Young law students in Myanmar are defending democracy online and in public demonstrations as they resist the February 1 military takeover that deposed civilian Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Myanmar dispatches: updates and analysis from JURIST correspondents in Myanmar

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students reporting for JURIST in Myanmar on Thursday said that fighter jets were seen flying over the city of Mandalay in an apparent show of force by the military junta while protests against the regime that deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1 continued in several major cities.

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EDiscovery Best Practices: Preparing Your 30(b)(6) Witnesses

TheParalegalResource

The notice identifies the topics to be covered in the deposition, and the entity being deposed must designate one or more people qualified to answer questions on the identified topics When it comes to questions and potential issues that the receiving party may have about the discovery process of the producing party, one of the most common and direct methods for conducting "discovery about the discovery" is a deposition under Federal Rule 30(b)(6).

International lawyers coalition condemns erosion of protection for legal advocates in letter to UN rights expert

JURIST

Despite 10 years having passed since his death, his murder trial has ground to a halt, with only a single witness having been deposed in the last two years since its start.

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Expert affidavit created issues of fact to withstand summary judgment in HCLA case

Day on Torts

Defendant deposed Dr. Gunnerson as an adverse expert witness, then filed a motion for summary judgment, asserting that there was “no causal connection between any alleged negligence by [defendant] and any injury, including death, to [the patient].”

With Court Authorization, Litigators Discover Remote Depositions

LawTechnologyToday

Attorneys observe that clients are overcoming reluctance for counsel to depose witnesses remotely. Laurie Berg, a court reporter in New Hampshire, reminded me that in 2014 she received certification for a new software program for introducing exhibits electronically.

New York Prosecutors Publicly Declare A Criminal Investigation of the Trump Organization

JonathanTurley

Investigators have deposed a slew of Trump Organization officials including Eric Trump, the former President’s son, and Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg.

“We’ve Heard From Enough witnesses”: Democrats Oppose Calling Witnesses While Schumer Leaves It To The House Managers

JonathanTurley

That may be true since no one has even deposed a witness. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced yesterday that he would leave the question of whether to call witnesses to the House managers to decide.

Yes, Trump Can Pardon Himself But He Should Not Do So

JonathanTurley

Indeed, for much of history, kings were deposed in a lethal, not a legal, sense. Below is my column in the Hill on the controversy over presidential self-pardons. Many academics have long expressed the view that a president can issue a self pardon.