5 Cited authorities

  1. Dotson v. Bravo

    321 F.3d 663 (7th Cir. 2003)   Cited 136 times
    Holding that dismissal is a draconian sanction that "should be employed sparingly and only when there is a record of delay, contumacious conduct, or when other, less drastic sanctions prove unavailing"
  2. U.S. v. 25.02 Acres of Land, Douglas

    495 F.2d 1398 (10th Cir. 1974)   Cited 24 times
    Upholding district court's discretion to quash subpoena duces tecum from appraisals made for nonparties; passing reference to Rule 34(c)
  3. Rule 26 - Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 26   Cited 95,318 times   656 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Fed.R.Civ.P. 37
  4. Rule 34 - Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering onto Land, for Inspection and Other Purposes

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 34   Cited 13,156 times   147 Legal Analyses
    Finding that the rules related to electronic discovery were "not meant to create a routine right of direct access to a party's electronic information system, although such access may be justified in some circumstances."
  5. Rule 3.04 - Fairness in Adjudicatory Proceedings

    Tex. R. Disc. Prof'l. Cond. 3.04   Cited 19 times

    A lawyer shall not: (a) unlawfully obstruct another party's access to evidence; in anticipation of a dispute unlawfully alter, destroy or conceal a document or other material that a competent lawyer would believe has potential or actual evidentiary value; or counsel or assist another person to do any such act. (b) falsify evidence, counsel or assist a witness to testify falsely, or pay, offer to pay, or acquiesce in the offer or payment of compensation to a witness or other entity contingent upon