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Motion for dual recording of deposition denied (access required)

Defendant’s motion for a protective order, which would allow separate but simultaneous recordings of a deposition, is denied. Only one a-v “Section (d)(1) of Rule 4:7A states, ‘Any deposition may be recorded by audio-visual means without a stenographic record. The ...

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Discovery allowed in case with punitives (access required)

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A plaintiff in a malicious prosecution case with a demand for punitive damages is entitled to discovery of the defendant’s net worth, a Virginia circuit judge has ruled. A defendant’s assets can be used as both a sword and shield ...

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Fairfax adopts model criminal discovery order (access required)

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Basic criminal discovery procedures adopted by circuit judges in Fairfax County could inspire similar model discovery orders for courts around the state as criminal justice lawyers adjust to a new set of rules. The Fairfax judges distributed a model discovery ...

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EDVA: Plaintiff’s “unclean hands” irrelevant to antitrust relief (access required)

Holding that “unclean hands” is not a defense to equitable relief in antitrust, the court excluded the defendant’s evidence that the plaintiff misappropriated its trade secrets, finding such evidence not probative under Federal Rule of Evidence 402. Background Plaintiff Steves ...

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