Chapter 4 review questions
- Explain how the scope of discovery in a civil case is broader that the scope of evidence allowed at trial. Why?
- List four types of information that a party in a civil case in federal court must disclose voluntarily to other parties
- Name the five methods of formal discovery in a civil case in the order in a civil case
- List the five methods of formal discovery in a civil case in the order in which they are normally used
- Identity which of the five methods of formal discovery allowed in a civil case that involves answers given under oath
- List at least five ways that supervising lawyers use assisting legal professional in discovery depositions
- List at least five ways that supervising lawyers use assisting legal professionals in discovery by interrogatories
- Why is it often helpful to use definitions in interrogatories and document requests?
- What is sharp practice?
- Explain what a “litigation hold” is, the purpose of a “preservation letter,” and the consequences of a party engaging in the “spoliation of evidence.