ABA Journal

David L. Hudson Jr.

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

Recent Articles

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

New formal ethics opinion gives additional guidance on harassment and discrimination
Jul 15, 2020, 10:50 am CDT

A right to gather?: Balancing health risks and religious liberties during the COVID-19 crisis
Jun 10, 2020, 09:43 am CDT