ABA Journal

David L. Hudson Jr.

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

Recent Articles

Should it be an ethical obligation to report other lawyers?
Feb 1, 2023, 01:50 am CST

State laws targeting social media platforms face First Amendment challenges
Dec 1, 2022, 01:00 am CST

Alex Jones case shows inadvertent disclosure of electronically stored information is a real risk
Oct 27, 2022, 01:49 pm CDT

Watch out for these ethical constraints and pitfalls when speaking with the media
Oct 1, 2022, 01:40 am CDT

Pro se lawyers must follow ‘no-contact’ rule, new ABA ethics opinion says
Sep 28, 2022, 10:03 am CDT

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