ok, so im motioning to quash a notice of deposition. They are trying to have me fly there for 2 days of 7 hours. Ive said I can do it here, or teleconferencing, but its prohibitive and burdensome for me to fly there, especially since so many pending motions and necessary waiting for an amend complaint. And Im motioning for protective order...can i also add that to that motion, or file it separately? If i can do it in one motion, ill call it motion to quash and protective order or in the alternative to modify scheduling order. That sound ok to you? thank you
one more thing, i am objecting to having to fly there due to undue burden, cost of such a thing. Is there a case i can point to that allows me to say that a videoconference is more suitable, given my pro se status, and expensive 1,000 trip? Or do the courts generally expect me to have to fly there for a deposition?
southern district of ohio
That's the 6th. I am sorry, but after searching both the 6th and all of federal, I cannot find a case that specifically backs a position that a videoconference is a "right" or is even an option. This does not mean it does not happen (but not often, remember), but not all decisions make it into recorded stare decisis (case law). In short, nothing that specifically helps.
ok, so no rule, and no case law that helps? i assme this is all on the courts shoulders then..thank you very much
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