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Civil Procedure Keyed to Subrin
Freedom’s Path at Dayton v. Dayton Metro. Hous. Auth.
Citation:__ F.Supp.3d __, 2018 WL 2948021 (S.D. Ohio, June 13, 2018)
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Plaintiff sued Defendant, alleging that Defendant blocked funding for and financing of 60 units of project-based funded affordable housing for veterans in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Defendant moved for protective orders barring the depositions of five individuals. Plaintiff filed a motion to compel, asking for an order that would compel the deposition testimony of an individual and admonish defense counsel to refrain from speaking and coaching objections, instructing witnesses not to answer, and making baseless objections.
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