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This LibGuide is intended to be used as a resource for Discovery and Depositions/LAWS 701. It introduces you to resources that will be helpful in writing a complaint and answer, interrogatories, and request for production of documents. There is a tab for the subject of "employment discrimination," as this is the context in which your litigation problem is based.
Discovery and Depositions/LAWS 701
This guide will cover how to write a complaint and answer, interrogatories, and request for production of documents. This guide will assist you in learning:
- What the discovery process is all about;
- Basic written discovery skills (complaint, answer, interrogatories, request for production);
- How to develop a preliminary case theory;
- How to prepare one's own witness for a deposition;
- How to prepare for the deposition of an adverse party/witness;
- Starting the deposition and the usual stipulations;
- How to take the deposition of an adverse party/witness;
- How to defend a deposition;
- The ethics of witness preparation and of taking the deposition;
- How to use a deposition (dispositive motions; settlement; trial; impeachment).
Summer Reference Hours
Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
Use this guide to become successful in your first year Lawyering Skills class and throughout your time here at Western New England University School of Law!