“Rambo” tactics

June 28, 2012

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AX Depositions and Discovery
  • 170AX(C) Depositions of Parties and Others Pending Action
  • 170AX(C)3 Examination in General
  • 170Ak1381 k. In General.

170A Federal Civil ProcedureCounsel should avoid the prohibited practice of engaging in so-called “Rambo” tactics where counsel attacks or objects to every question posed in a deposition, thus interfering with, or even preventing, the elicitation of any meaningful testimony and disrupting the orderly flow of the deposition.
In re Stratosphere Corp. Sec. Litig., 182 F.R.D. 614 (D. Nev. 1998)