I object! In fact, I do this all the time: in court, in person, in writing, to interrogatories, to requests for production, to deposition questions. The questions are stultifyingly familiar. The objections themselves are drearily rehashed and warmed over versions of other objections, to which the words "cut and paste" apply more readily than "draft and edit." If I had a buck for every time I inserted the phrase "impermissible fishing expedition," I could actually own a large tropical fish tank with exotic and alarming-looking multi-colored fish to entertain me with their smooth machinations.
Tough Talk Spices Up Mundane Objections
The Connecticut Law Tribune
March 8, 2010
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