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Synonyms for spoliate

to rob of goods by force, especially in time of war

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Nesson, Incentives to Spoliate Evidence in Civil Litigation: The Need for Vigorous Judicial Action, 13 CARDOZO L.
Several courts require proof of intent to spoliate in order to issue an adverse inference instruction, arguing intent is logically necessary to draw an adverse inference.
At the end of the day, this is the case of the 'gang that couldn't spoliate straight.
Levine), Spoliation of Evidence in West Virginia: Do Too Many Torts Spoliate the Broth?
The evidence of a regular policy at EchoStar of "deep-sixing" nettlesome documents and records (and of management's efforts to avoid their creation in the first instance) was found to be "overwhelming" evidence of intent to spoliate.