Practice and Procedure in Federal and New York State Courts, Second Edition
Honorable Harold Baer, Jr.
District Court Judge
Southern District of New York
Robert C. Meade, Jr., Esq.
Director, Commercial Division
New York State Supreme Court
•Understand and implement all the rules and regulations governing depositions in New York State and federal cases
•Access many forms related to depositions and pre-trial practice in both New York State and federal practice
•Learn to make depositions more effective and proceed more smoothly
The second edition substantially revises the first edition. In addition to updating case law, statutory material and the rules, this edition includes an expanded legal section (Part One), a new section (Part Two) on ethics, including coverage of the Rules of Professional Conduct, and an expanded practical advice section (Part Three).
The authors, a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York and the chief attorney clerk and director for the New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, New York County, incorporate their wealth of knowledge and experience into a valuable practical guide for conducting depositions.
This publication details deposition rules and procedures and highlights the differences between federal and state practice in New York. Topics include pre-trial discovery schedules, rules regarding number and recording method of depositions, appropriate and inappropriate conduct at depositions, objections, motions for protective orders, orders to compel, sanctions and more.