"Accordingly, Petitioner's Motion to Compel [#83] is allowed as to Interrogatories
judicially administered "credibility interrogatories
(51) Rule 49, however, does not cover traditional general verdicts, in which the jury need only "announce which party wins, and, if it is plaintiff, the amount that should be recovered." (52) This Section examines special verdicts and general verdicts with interrogatories
, as provided for by Rules 49(a) and 49(b).
According to Alison Frankel in a Reuters.com posting, the comments revealed that defense lawyers and business groups praise the Judicial Conference (which presented the amendments) for attempting to reduce the burdens of discovery in civil litigation in the federal courts, while plaintiffs' lawyers expressed serious concern that proposed limits on depositions, interrogatories
, and other discovery tools will exacerbate the challenge of acquiring legitimate information from defendants who don't want to surrender it.
[section]18.18 allows a party to serve written interrogatories
, unless opposing counsel objects within thirty days of service.
these discovery mechanisms (such as either interrogatories
Initial chapters describe the rules of evidence and their application, and the specifics of depositions, interrogatories
and judicial notice.
he committee proposes new rules 12.071 (Constitutional Challenge to State Statute or County or Municipal Charter, Ordinance, or Franchise; Notice by Party); 12.285(a) (Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Materials); 12.442 (Proposals for Settlement); and amendments to existing rule 12.340 (Interrogatories
Joseph's motion to dismiss because of the plaintiff's failure to have provided more responsive answers to interrogatories
. The September 11, 2007, [order expressly indicated, however that it "may be deemed vacated should plaintiff comply with the previous order of the superior Court] by furnishing More Responsive Answers'" within two weeks; that two-week period ended on September 12, 2007.
In light of the IRS' limited ability to take depositions, it has relied upon other discovery methods--requests for production of documents under Rule 72, written interrogatories
under Rule 71 and cross-examination at trial--to prove its case.