Civil Procedure


Cartoon Characters Subpoenaed

Last Friday, a court in Naples, Italy, sent trial subpoenas to Mickey Mouse, Tweety, and Donald and Daisy Duck, in what appears to have been a clerical error. The defendant awaiting trial there is charged with counterfeiting Disney and Warner…




Deposition Confirms Suspicions of Drug Use

John Freeman sued for $3 million after he fell off a roof at a job site and broke his left arm.  Defense attorneys were eager to take Freeman’s deposition partly because they had learned he had a history of drug…



Man Seeks Damages for Damage Caused by Man

Curtis and Rhonda Gokey, of Lodi, California, have both filed claims against the city for damage to their vehicle caused when one of the city's dump trucks backed into it. Driving the dump truck: Curtis Gokey. Gokey filed a $3600…


David Letterman Fights TRO Granted to Crazy Lady

Here’s how easy it is to get a temporary restraining order — a woman in Santa Fe has been granted a TRO against David Letterman apparently based on claims that Letterman has caused her mental cruelty and sleep deprivation for…