Intent to Deprive
In this computer hacking case, the court concluded that one defendant blatantly and intentionally spoliated critical evidence.
In this case, the court found that the defendants spoliated evidence but denied sanctions, finding neither prejudice nor an intent to deprive.
In this discrimination case, the Seventh Circuit affirmed spoliation sanctions against the defendant but also affirmed summary judgment in its favor.
Learn what spoliation is under FRCP 37 so you can recognize how it happens, prevent the loss of ESI that should be preserved, and avoid…