We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 82

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.”


SCOTUS denies review in disbarred asbestos attorney’s appeal of fraud conviction
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On the opening day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order denying review of a Fifth Circuit decision affirming the conviction of


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


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


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


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


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


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


Chief justice focuses on budget in Year-End Report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2014

With references to "Scrooge's ghosts and George Bailey's guardian angel," Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts focused on the budget in


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