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Trial Magazine

Trial is AAJ's award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative articles about civil law practice, coverage of recent verdicts and settlements in a wide range of practice areas, and commentary and analysis on emerging legal issues.

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2019 December—Dive Into Discovery

Volume 55, No. 12

This month, Trial focuses on discovery—from navigating privilege logs, to handling social media discovery, to uncovering electronic patient data using Rule 30(b)(6). Also: “A Practical Guide to Depos and Cross.”

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Theme articles

  • Know the networks
    Heidi L. Wickstrom
  • Hidden in plain sight: privilege logs, start with the basics
    Jonathan A. Knoll
  • Hidden in plain sight: challenging 'attorneys' eyes only' and improper categorical privilege logs
    Peggy J. Wedgworth and John D. Hughes
  • Dig deep for the data
    Dustin B. Herman

Also Featured

  • The Big Easy beckons
  • The Brief December 2019

President's Page

  • Their struggle is our struggle
    Bruce H. Stern

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Improper patient discharge
  • Sexual orientation discrimination
  • Failure to secure ladder on work van
  • Improper lookout leads to highway crash
  • Negligent use of excessive force by bar’s security guards
  • Failure to comply with building code leads to child’s injuries in swimming pool
  • Failure to secure decorative panel onto beverage cooler

Good Counsel

  • A practical guide to depos and cons
    Robert J. Mongeluzzi

Question of the Month

  • Does your office have a holiday tradition of giving back to the community?

Justice in Motion

  • Offering a helping hand
    Mandy Brown

On the Hill

  • Fighting for FAIR
    Susan Steinman

Tech Bytes

  • Widen your social media reach
    Stacey E. Burke


  • The lighter side of the law