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ABA approves changes to rules on foreign lawyers’ practice in the United States

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

The American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates recently approved a number of amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Court conducts Daubert hearing in criminal case against Peanut Co. owner

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A federal court in Georgia presiding over a criminal action against the owner and employees of the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America, purportedly

Monster Beverage Corp. hit with wrongful death lawsuit, FDA investigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

The parents of a 14-year-old girl who allegedly died after consuming two 24-ounce Monster Energy drinks in a 24-hour period have filed a wrongful death and strict product liability lawsuit against Monster Beverage Corp. in a California state court

Third-parties gain attorneyclient privilege

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2013

When Plaintiff tried to shield damages-related information held by third-parties from discovery, the district court said okay. The court applied the

Fifth Circuit adopts flexible standard for foreign service of process in auto accident case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that, while the 120-day limit on service of process under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure does not apply to defendants who are foreign nationals, a district court may limit the time needed to serve such defendants under a flexible due-diligence standard

Posner calls for courts and lawyers to lose fear of science and technology

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

Affirming a lower court's dismissal of cruel-and-unusual-punishment claims filed by an Illinois prison inmate against a nurse practitioner and

Florida attorneys sue Bar over lawyer advertising rule amendments affecting social media

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

Claiming that lawyer-advertising rule amendments subjecting Websites and social media to all of the rules' restrictions "would have subjected

ATRA president pens WSJ op-ed on fighting fraudulent lawsuits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

Reporting on recent courthouse developments exposing fraudulent lawsuits, American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) President Tiger Joyce calls on

Empirical research, latest trend in legal studies raises concerns

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2011

The National Law Journal reports that a new divide has cropped up in legal scholarship with more legal scholars embracing a "data-driven approach to research

Tort law as public policy or revenge?

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

"Hershovitz's core claim is that a tort suit enables a form of victim response that, like an act of revenge, conveys the right message. To obtain