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In re Convergent Technologies Securities Litigation

United States District Court for the Northern District of California
108 F.R.D. 328 (N.D. Cal. 1985)


Facts

The parties had spent about $40,000 on the sole discovery issue: at what point during discovery plaintiffs should answer contention interrogatories? The U.S. magistrate intervened to tell the parties generally what is expected of counsel during the discovery process.

Rule of Law

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Issue

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Holding and Reasoning (Brazil, J.)

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  • A “yes” or “no” answer to the question framed in the issue section;
  • A summary of the majority or plurality opinion, using the CREAC method; and
  • The procedural disposition (e.g. reversed and remanded, affirmed, etc.).

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