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spoliation

1. the authorized seizure or plundering of neutral vessels on the seas by a belligerent state in time of war
2. Law the material alteration of a document so as to render it invalid
3. English ecclesiastical law the taking of the fruits of a benefice by a person not entitled to them
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The court also ruled that DeGeorge did not adequately prove the e-mails could have been beneficial to the case, which is a necessary element of spoliation. Id.
With a run time of 90 minutes, it covers: competent initial responses; use of digital photography; statements; pitfalls regarding recording of and preparation of written witness statements; management of evidence locker; statutes of limitations; spoliation of evidence; document handling; and, investigation report writing.
Cohn LLP) offer guidance on these new rules in chapters that address preservation of evidence and sanctions for spoliation, changes connected to the Rule 26(f) conference, issues regarding form of production, the issue of accessibility, evolving case law on cost shifting and regulations regarding accessibility, the new retrieval procedure, and the new safe harbor provision.
The newest releases are packets on handling spoliation of evidence and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement claims.
Korelitz on the plaintiff's claims of spoliation of evidence, destruction of evidence and fraud.
Issus des organisations de jeunesse, de la presse et de la societe civile, les participants ont passe en revue les consequences de ce phenomene qui sont la maltraitance, la spoliation des migrants clandestins, des viols, et parfois la mort.
Moreover, in certain circumstances, spoliation also can give rise to a separate cause of action against a nonparty spoliator and result in an award of significant damages.
France must pay compensation after years of spoliation.
An even more aggressive spoliation statute was rebuffed in a conference committee.
Where a plaintiff electric company has alleged that its facilities have been damaged by steam or heat leaks from the defendant's underground steam distribution system, the defendant's motion to dismiss some of the plaintiff's claims as a sanction for alleged spoliation of evidence should be denied, but at trial the defendant may present evidence of the alleged spoliation and receive a jury instruction permitting an adverse inference if spoliation is found.
In these consolidated cases concerning the market value of the Menards store in Coon Rapids, petitioner filed a motion alleging spoliation of evidence and seeking sanctions against the county, its second such motion in these cases.