ABA Journal

David L. Hudson Jr.

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

Recent Articles

Role of nonlawyer assistants in client intake addressed in new ABA ethics opinion
Jun 7, 2023, 10:07 am CDT

Jurisdiction and Choice of Law: Which state standard should apply?
Jun 1, 2023, 01:40 am CDT

New ABA ethics opinion warns about handling retainer and other fees
May 3, 2023, 10:05 am CDT

Are you prepared to address these sleeper ethics issues?
Apr 1, 2023, 02:20 am CDT

Choice-of-law questions for state ethics rules examined in new ABA opinion
Mar 1, 2023, 12:31 pm CST

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