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David L. Hudson Jr.

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David L. Hudson Jr. teaches at Belmont University College of Law.

Recent Articles

Avoiding Unlawful Client Solicitation: Attorneys must ensure subordinates know the dos and don’ts
Aug 1, 2022, 01:40 am CDT

Should the Model Rules have a due diligence standard for money laundering?
Jun 1, 2022, 01:50 am CDT

Lawyers have an obligation to ensure employees don’t solicit clients, new ABA ethics opinion says
Apr 13, 2022, 12:33 pm CDT

Nonexistent ‘Critical Race Theory’ curriculum is caught in the crosshairs
Feb 1, 2022, 02:00 am CST

Is the right to assemble and demonstrate under threat?
Dec 1, 2021, 01:50 am CST

Prosecutorial ethics are getting a fresh look from criminal justice reformers
Dec 1, 2021, 12:50 am CST

New ABA ethics opinion clarifies obligations for language access in lawyer-client relationships
Oct 6, 2021, 10:03 am CDT

Florida Supreme Court order on diversity in CLEs devalues the legal profession’s inclusion goals, experts say
Oct 1, 2021, 01:40 am CDT

Ethics opinion addresses lawyers’ ‘passive investment’ in firms in jurisdictions allowing alternative business structures
Sep 8, 2021, 10:15 am CDT

States drive a wave of bills affecting transgender youth
Aug 1, 2021, 01:50 am CDT

What is a lawyer’s ethical duty to check out a client’s claim before filing an action?
Apr 1, 2021, 12:50 am CDT

New ABA ethics opinion addresses professional responsibilities of virtual practice
Mar 10, 2021, 10:27 am CST

How can lawyers balance materially adverse interests? New ABA ethics opinion explores
Feb 10, 2021, 09:07 am CST

How close can you be to opposing counsel without it being a conflict of interest?
Feb 1, 2021, 12:40 am CST

Lawyers must use caution when responding to negative online reviews, new ethics opinion says
Jan 13, 2021, 12:34 pm CST

What are ethics issues for lawyers practicing remotely from a different state during the pandemic?
Dec 16, 2020, 02:45 pm CST

When are personal relationships with opposing counsel conflicts? New ABA ethics opinion weighs in
Oct 7, 2020, 10:08 am CDT

Ethics opinion helps define ABA guidance on professional misconduct
Oct 1, 2020, 01:00 am CDT

Judges must ensure defendants can afford court costs before imposing fines and fees
Aug 1, 2020, 12:30 am CDT

Prosecutorial ethics are in the spotlight after the death of Ahmaud Arbery
Jul 16, 2020, 11:00 am CDT