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Which party controls the initial approach to searching for ESI? The producing party, as long its method produces sufficient results that are reasonable and proportional.

Author: RHL   Citation: In re Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) Prods. Liab. Litig., No. 16-md-02691-RS (SK), 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144925 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 14, 2016).   Employee/Personnel/Employer implicated: Plaintiff’s Counsel   eLesson Learned: Plaintiff’s counsel should have shown the judge … Continue reading

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Arbitration: Another Alternative Dispute Resolution Method to Consider in Family Law Cases

These days, many couples are searching for what they hope is an easier, cheaper approach to divorce (and resolution of other disputes too). Different practitioners each tout their own preferred methodology. One such available methodology that gets less attention than … Continue reading

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Typical Law School Socratic Method Question and Answer

The following was a conversation in an IP class between a professor and student at UC Davis Law School. Professor: Did the supreme court completely disavow the TSM (teaching-suggestion-motivation) test? Student: No. Professor: Why do you say that? Student: Based … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Approves Net Investment Method used by Madoff Trustee in SIPA Liquidation

While the Securities Investor Protection Act does not prescribe a single means of calculating net equity that applies in the myriad circumstances that may arise in a SIPA liquidation, a Second Circuit panel ruled that the Madoff Trustee's selection of … Continue reading

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Division of New Mexico Community Property: Agreement on Method Can be the First Hurdle

As a community property state, one of the primary issues in any divorce proceeding in New Mexico is valuing the assets and debt accrued by the parties during the marriage so that all of the community property and debt can … Continue reading

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