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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


India to remove mandatory animal testing for soap products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • February 7 2014

According to news sources, India will become the second country, after Israel, to end mandatory animal testing of soaps, detergents and household


House approves sunscreen ingredient bill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved by voice vote a bill (H.R. 4250) intended to speed up the review of the safety and effectiveness of


NHTSA invites comments on burdens of data requests as to older adult drivers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has requested comments on the proposed time burdens for states to complete


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


Alito questions class counsel race and gender requirements in dissent to cert.denial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

In a statement accompanying a U.S. Supreme Court denial of review in the certification of a class alleging antitrust-law violations arising from the


A hot topic in aggregate litigation: parens patriae suits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

"Access to justice in a mass society is the central civil-justice issue of our day. Individual litigation of mass-injury claims is a luxury that


FBI seeks responsible party in GM crop destruction
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

According to a news source, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has become involved in the search for the person or persons responsible for the


ABA considers model ethics rule allowing foreign attorneys to practice in U.S. courts
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2012

The American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Ethics 2020 has reportedly filed final proposals for updating the model rules to account for technological advances and international legal practice


Texas Supreme Court issues proposed “loser pay” rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2012

The Texas Supreme Court has proposed new rules that would implement the “loser-pays” provisions included in tort reform measures adopted in 2011 by the state legislature