County Lawyer Faces $500-a-Day Penalty for Discovery Failure

, New York Law Journal


Eastern District Magistrate Judge E. Thomas Boyle said that if Nassau County continued to "stonewall" in a pending civil rights action there could be additional sanctions and the office could be found in contempt.

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    "We're understaffed, so we don't have to follow court orders." Remarkable defense. If they had at least partially complied and said they were doing the best they could, then it might be at least arguable.

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