Friday, June 17, 2016

Discovery and the production of eletronic documents.

Practice point:  The Appellate Division determined that it was not an improvident exercise of the Supreme Court's discretion to deny that branch of the appellants' motion which was to compel the production of electronic documents in a different format than that in which the documents were previously produced.

Student note: It is well settled that a party is not entitled to unlimited, uncontrolled, unfettered disclosure, and the supervision of discovery is left to the trial court's broad discretion.

Case:  Aalco Transp. & Stor., Inc. v. DeGuara, NY Slip Op 04368 (2d Dep't June 8, 2016)

Here is the decision.

Monday's issue:  A motion to change venue