14 Cited authorities

  1. Young v. United States ex rel. Vuitton et Fils S. A.

    481 U.S. 787 (1987)   Cited 743 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that appointment of an interested prosecutor is a structural defect
  2. Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC

    220 F.R.D. 212 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)   Cited 699 times   50 Legal Analyses
    Holding that destruction of evidence was "grossly negligent, if not reckless" where the defendant "failed to include [evidence from a key employee] in its preservation directive"
  3. Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC

    229 F.R.D. 422 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)   Cited 291 times   25 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[i]n this circuit, a `culpable state of mind' for purposes of a spoliation inference includes ordinary negligence"
  4. Qwest Communications Intern., Inc. v. WorldQuest Networks, Inc.

    213 F.R.D. 418 (D. Colo. 2003)   Cited 252 times
    Holding that good cause is shown where evidence sought "may be consumed or destroyed with the passage of time, thereby disadvantaging one or more parties to the litigation"
  5. Ayyash v. Bank Al-Madina

    233 F.R.D. 325 (S.D.N.Y. 2005)   Cited 131 times
    Granting ex parte expedited discovery from third parties where plaintiff showed good cause
  6. Citronelle-Mobile Gathering, Inc. v. Watkins

    943 F.2d 1297 (11th Cir. 1991)   Cited 153 times
    Noting that "[t]he court has the power to impose coercive and compensatory sanctions."
  7. Billian v. Mobil Corporation

    710 So. 2d 984 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 1998)   Cited 79 times
    Noting that rescission is an equitable remedy where the primary obligation is to undo the original transaction and restore the former status of the parties
  8. Notaro v. Koch

    95 F.R.D. 403 (S.D.N.Y. 1982)   Cited 122 times
    Looking at irreparable injury, some probability of success on the merits; some connection between the expedited discovery and the avoidance of irreparable injury; and some evidence that the injury that will result without expedited discovery looms greater than the injury the defendant will suffer if the expedited relief is granted
  9. Dimension Data North America, Inc. v. NetStar-1, Inc.

    226 F.R.D. 528 (E.D.N.C. 2005)   Cited 52 times
    Holding that a motion for expedited discovery was premature because no motion for a preliminary injunction had been filed
  10. In re Fannie Mae Derivative Litigation

    227 F.R.D. 142 (D.D.C. 2005)   Cited 25 times
    Listing same five factors
  11. Rule 26 - Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 26   Cited 95,836 times   658 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Fed.R.Civ.P. 37
  12. Rule 16 - Pretrial Conferences; Scheduling; Management

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 16   Cited 34,054 times   51 Legal Analyses
    Adopting the sanctions authorized by Rule 37(b)
  13. Rule 1 - Scope and Purpose

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1   Cited 15,136 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the federal rules of civil procedure should be employed to promote the "just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding"