This article discusses the situation under the current Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including some alternative methods of obtaining testimony at trial. The article then discusses various ways the problem could be solved through rule changes to help ensure live trial testimony by corporate officials.
Oparil, Richard J.
"Procuring Trial Testimony from Corporate Officers and Employees: Alternative Methods and Suggestions for Reform,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 25
, Article 3.
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