Preventing Deposition Abuse in IllinoisBy Jeffrey A. ParnessMarch 2012Column, Page 162Illinois courts should require prediscovery conferrals and other deposition-management techniques, the author opines.
No discovery deps allowedBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2008Lawpulse, Page 384A recent case underscores the importance of taking a party's evidence - not discovery - deposition if he or she may die before trial.
Clients behaving badlyBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2008Lawpulse, Page 230When a client or witness spins out of control during a hearing or deposition, is doing nothing a safe route?
What court reporters wantBy Helen W. GunnarssonOctober 2007Lawpulse, Page 510 At depositions, they want you to say out loud who is in the room. And to speak slowly. And not to interrupt other speakers. And...
Deposition cross must remain within scope of directMay 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 236On January 23, 2007, the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Coles County, finding the circuit court had not abused its discretion in disallowing certain portions of deposition testimony offered by the defendant.