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Reporter does not have to reveal source in murder stories, court rules

Illinois appellate justices this week ruled a Joliet-area reporter does not have to reveal his source or turn over his notes for stories he wrote about a grisly double homicide. 12 more words

Changes to Federal Rules Effective December 1, 2014.

Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure, United States Courts (with hat tip to Andrea Duncan, RP!)


The following rules became effective December 1, 2014: 87 more words

Appellate Law

Thankful for Civility Guidelines Adopted by the N.D. California Courts

Did you know that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California adopted Guidelines for Professional Conduct this past June?  Well, you should be aware of this because if you make an appearance in the Northern District you “shall be deemed to have pledged to adhere to the Guidelines.”  I for one am very thankful that the Northern District and many other courts have adopted guidelines for professional courtesy among lawyers.  249 more words


Irish Times eDiscovery article as a warm-up for this week's conference

As I have mentioned before, there is an eDiscovery conference taking place in Dublin this Friday, 14 November. Its website is here and the brochure is here… 417 more words


A little CPR as precursor to some eDisclosure cases

Let’s have a look at a few cases involving eDisclosure under the Civil Procedure Rules of England and Wales. I refrain from calling them “eDisclosure cases” because it is important to emphasise that disclosure is simply a part of two things – it is performed in compliance with the wider civil procedure requirements and it is the source of evidence. 1,207 more words