OPINION AND ORDER: #102040 For the reasons stated herein, the Court will impose sanctions on Defendants for repeatedly failing to comply with this Court's discovery orders. Therefore, based on Defendants' counsel's failure to respond t o Plaintiff's Document Requests Nos. 9, 14, 21, and 25, the Court imposes sanctions on the New York City Law Department in the amount of $10,000. The Court further orders sanctions upon Assistant Corporation Counsel Diep Nguyen in the amoun t of $300, and upon Assistant Corporation Counsel Dara Weiss in the amount of$300. Defendants are ordered to confirm production of all "First Stage" discovery by July 20, 2012 or face further sanctions on the Law Department of $1000 a day for every day after July 20, 2012 until such production is complete. (Signed by Judge Robert P. Patterson on 7/8/2012) Copies Faxed By Chambers. (jfe) Modified on 7/10/2012 (jab).
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