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Karen Lee Torre Commentary: Discovery and Other Stealth

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

There is no greater drag than discovery disputes. They are, by far, the most wasteful investment of time for lawyers and judges. I can't imagine anything a judge would rather emnot/em be forced to spend time on. Although lawyers know better, some cannot help themselves. Despite the "usual stipulations" at a deposition, they still pipe in with impermissible "asked and answered" objections, "relevance" objections and "form" objections to every question, turning the record into a mess of counsel's useless pepper.

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