Ethical Issues During the Discovery Process

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.

Credit Hours:
VA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
CA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NY - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
CT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
FL - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
TN - Dual: 1.17 Credits
IN - Ethics: 1.2 Credits
OH - Attorney Professional Conduct: 1.0 Credits
TX - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
AZ - Professional Responsibility: 1.0 Credits
ND - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
UT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NJ - Ethics: 1.4 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 10 Minutes
Faculty: David Graulich, Esq. -

Course Description

In this course we will look at the ethics of the discovery process as it pertains to Interrogatories and Document Production. First we will review what the discovery process entails and how it fits into the overall litigation picture. We will next look at the relationship between the courts and the discovery process. Next, we will look at the ABA rules and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure which are the sources of rules regarding the discovery process. We will then look in detail at various cited cases that resolved around these discovery process rules. Lastly we will look at a taxonomy of discovery abusers and investigate some practical considerations for litigators.