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Chris Dale discusses the next chapter in the Johnny Depp disclosure saga.  Depp ultimately avoided sanctions for violating an “unless order” after he failed to disclose the infamous “Australian Drug Texts”.  The court issued the judgment in favor of Depp after evaluating the facts in light of the three Denton stages.

In May 2020, Chris Dale moderated this webinar for the ACEDS UK Chapter entitled “Will the COVID Crisis Cure Outdated Approaches to eDiscovery?”  While the session was UK-based, there is a ton of great content here that is helpful to practitioners facing discovery/disclosure anywhere in the world.

The eDisclosure Information Project’s Chris Dale discusses Depp v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Anor [2020] EWHC 1689 (QB) (29 June 2020) where Johnny Depp’s reference to “whitey stuff” in the “Australian Drug Texts” ran up against The White Book, namely, whether they were within the scope of CPR 31.6.  Ultimately, the British Court found Depp breached a court order by not disclosing these texts…