This article explores the special problems that arise when a defendant notices the deposition of a civil enforcement plaintiff under Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) seeking information about the government's case. While depositions of government agencies are explicitly permitted under Rule 30(b)(6), unique problems arise when the agency happens to be a government law office serving as trial counsel in an enforcement action and also conducted or supervised the underlying investigation.
A senior deputy attorney general from the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office highlights the importance of striking a balance ethically and effectively in what can be the most powerful piece of evidence in certain cases.
This article explores the costly effects of abandoned properties within municipalities and how attorneys general offices have used land banks to revitalize communities in their states.
A deputy attorney general from Indiana discusses the complexities of weaving religious studies into public school curricula and which school systems have run the legal gamut as a result.
Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in varying degrees in recent years. This article explores concerns most commonly faced by employers located in states which have legalized marijuana and provides suggestions for how employers can best navigate this landscape.
In late October 2015, I had the privilege of conducting a five-day training session for the Office of Legal Counsel of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The training focused on the basics of legislative drafting, with an emphasis on drafting domestic legislation to implement international treaties. The training was sponsored by the…