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Discovery Law and Practice, Wisconsin
  • AK0042
  • 978-1-57862-319-8

792+ pp.; 4th ed. 2011
(includes 2015-2016 supplement)

The source for Wisconsin discovery law

With Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice, you not only get the authority on Wisconsin discovery law, you tap into the knowledge and experience of some of Wisconsin’s most successful litigators. You’ll find hundreds of tips that will make you not just a competent lawyer, but an exceptional lawyer in the realm of discovery.

  • Understand the scope of discovery that is available to you.
  • Learn the function and advantages of both formal and informal discovery.
  • See how you can modify discovery procedures.
  • Know how the general requirement of relevance affects your actions and your case.
  • Understand the role of privileges and immunities in limiting the nature and extent of discovery, and the application of the doctrine of waiver/forfeiture in a discovery setting.

Tools you can use!

You’ll find Discovery Law and Practice is packed with hundreds of useful examples, practice tips, instructions, and sample questions addressing the key facets of discovery – from initial discovery to interrogatories, to inspection of documents, places, and things, all the way through judicial supervision and enforcement. You’ll find the guides, samples, and lists you need not only to perform discovery, but to excel at it.

New supplement includes latest developments

The 2015-2016 supplement to Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice covers recent court decisions and legislative changes, including:

  • U.S. Supreme Court actions, such as approval of several discovery-related amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure expected to take effect on December 1, 2015, and a decision that all states must allow and recognize same-sex marriage
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court activities, including revisions to the rules governing limited-scope representation of an otherwise self-represented person; adoption of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act as of January 1, 2016; and a petition under consideration to mandate electronic filing in the circuit courts
  • Additional changes, including a new formal ethics opinion on cloud computing use

From the basics to highly advanced

The book’s 10 chapters, sample forms, and thorough index will help you clarify discovery law in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice you will find a thorough guide to the discovery process, from the basics of discovery such as the purpose, methods, advantages, or disadvantages of discovery, to highly advanced techniques, such as objections, inspections, or another of the hundreds of aspects of discovery law.

Summary of contents

  • Introduction to Discovery
  • Scope of Discovery
  • Depositions
  • Interrogatories
  • Requests for Admissions
  • Inspection of Documents, Things, and Places
  • Electronic Discovery Law
  • Physical, Mental, and Vocational Examinations
  • Experts in the Discovery Process
  • Judicial Supervision and Enforcement
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Statutes, Regulations, and Rules
  • Index

The guidance and advice you’ve been seeking

Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice offers an efficient guide to the discovery process in Wisconsin. For those who spend only part of their time in litigation, the book will become a valuable reference as you work your way through your case. For those whose entire practice deals with litigation, the book will become your guiding authority for discovery in Wisconsin. Order today!

Authors: Robert B. Corris, Donald A. Daugherty, Jr., Stephen A. DiTullio, Alec Dobson, Timothy W. Feeley, Robert L. Gegios, Robert L. Jaskulski, Jennifer J. Kopp, Matthew Stippich, Sheila M. Sullivan, Stephen D.R. Taylor

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