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Lessons from Trump’s Depo: Come Prepared!

In his 2007 deposition in his suit against a reporter, Donald Trump encountered very prepared attorneys. As the Washington Post describes, they “confronted the mogul with his past statements—and with his company’s internal documents, which often showed those statements had been incorrect or invented.” Regardless of your politics or personal feelings, Trump’s deposition presents an excellent example of how to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness in a deposition.

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Production Problems: Formatting E-Data

ThinkstockPhotos-164446354Producing electronic data in discovery can be complicated by format issues: How do you determine which format to use?