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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

Eleventh Circuit dismisses Colombia war crimes claims against Chiquita

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Finding no U.S. jurisdiction, the Eleventh Circuit has dismissed multidistrict litigation against Chiquita alleging the company was liable for aiding

Legal scholars seek ethics and recusal rules for U.S. Supreme Court justices

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

More than 100 law school professors have submitted a letter to the Senate and House judiciary committees "to issue a nonpartisan call for the implementation of mandatory and enforceable judicial ethics rules to protect the integrity of the U.S. Supreme Court.”

Florida diner claims restaurant’s negligence led to artichoke-induced injury

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

A Florida man has sued a Houston's restaurant and its manager for failing to train servers to explain to patrons how to eat grilled artichokes, contending that their negligence led to his hospitalization and exploratory bowel surgery

ABA approves resolution on judicial conflict-of-interest rules

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2011

The American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) House of Delegates has reportedly approved a resolution that calls on states to establish procedures for disqualifying judges from presiding over cases in which their relationships with the litigants could raise questions about their impartiality

Minnesota governor signs tort reform bill

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2012

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) has signed legislation (S.F. No. 1183) that limits the tort liability of the state and its employees for “any number of claims arising out of a single occurrence, if the claim involves a nonprofit organization engaged in or administering outdoor recreational activities funded in whole or in part by the state or operating under the authorization of a permit issued by an agency or department of the state.”

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

Seventh Circuit declines request to keep settlement amount secret in personal-injury suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

In his role as motions judge, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner has issued an order denying the request of a plaintiff's law firm

Extra cup of coffee may reduce type 2 diabetes risk

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2014

A recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has reportedly found that "people who increased the amount of coffee they drank each

Obscenity definition turned on its head

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2013

"It may be fair to say that Kiobel takes Justice Potter Stewart's definition of obscenity and turns it on its head: rather than 'I know it when I see