This article evaluates the increased use of counsel sanctions in connection with discovery misconduct in the federal courts. Decisions such as Qualcomm Inc. v. Broadcom Corp. (Qualcomm) have drawn attention to the affirmative responsibilities of counsel for discovery and the ample authority available to sanction them under appropriate circumstances.
Thomas Y. Allman,
Achieving an Appropriate Balance: The Use of Counsel Sanctions in Connection with the Resolution of E-Discovery Misconduct,
Rich. J.L. & Tech
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