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Civil Practice: Discovery-Surveillance Video

Where a defendant challenged an adverse verdict in her pro se civil action, the challenge to the rulings regarding a surveillance video tape produced during pretrial discovery was meritless, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Delima v. Walmart ...

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Civil Practice: Discovery-Standing-Failure To Plead

Where appellant brought claims against a nonprofit corporation and requested records in part to determine whether the corporation violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, the trial court did not err in dismissing the appellant’s amended petition because he failed to ...

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Civil Practice: Discovery-Sanctions

Where appellant challenged the dismissal of her employment-discrimination action as a sanction for failing to comply with discovery orders, the judgment is affirmed because there was no basis for reversal. Judgment is affirmed. McGuire v. St. Louis County (MLW No. ...

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Civil Rights: Excessive Force-Discovery-Qualified Immunity

Where a plaintiff in an excessive force case challenged the district court’s limitations on discovery and the grant of summary judgment to the police officer defendants, the judgment was affirmed because the denial of the plaintiff’s discovery requests was not ...

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To delete or not delete? Attorney offers advice on social media discovery

Is it ethical to advise a client to delete her Facebook posts if they’re damaging to her lawsuit? Can you, the attorney, attempt to “friend” (or join the private network of) the party she’s suing in order to dig up information? If not, could you ask your secretary to do it?

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