Giuliani v. Springfield Township, No. 10-7518 (E.D. Pa. June 9, 2015)

Key Insight: Court declined to impose spoliation sanctions for Township?s alleged failure to preserve relevant evidence where the Township believed that all disputes with Plaintiffs had been resolved, and thus had no anticipation of litigation or duty to preserve prior to the filing of the complaint, where there was no evidence that the at-issue evidence was destroyed after litigation had commenced, and where Plaintiffs failed to establish that defendant had acted with any ill motive or bad intent (bad faith) in failing to retain the documents plaintiff sought

Nature of Case: Constitutional claims related to land use

Electronic Data Involved: Emails, ESI

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