2011 Connecticut Code
Title 52 Civil Actions
Chapter 899 Evidence
Sec. 52-150. Interested persons not to write depositions.

      Sec. 52-150. Interested persons not to write depositions. Any deposition written, drawn up or dictated by the party, his attorney or any person interested, or returned to court unsealed, or with the seal broken, may be rejected by the court.

      (1949 Rev., S. 7873.)

      Deposition must not include any written statement by party. 5 C. 340. Nor be drawn by party, though copied by another. 1 R. 259; 4 C. 572. Nor be drawn up in advance, by procurement of party. 5 C. 324; 4 D. 126, 127. The magistrate must not be partner of the party's attorney. 37 C. 217. A deposition in behalf of a town may be taken before a magistrate who is a taxpayer of the town. 52 C. 165. Rejection of deposition taken in violation of this section is in discretion of trial court. 100 C. 381. Cited. 211 C. 555. Cited. 229 C. 716.

      Application to take deposition by tape recording and transcription by opposite party refused as violation of statutory and practice book provision. 31 CS 289.

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