Montana

105 ABA Journal Montana articles.

Judge Blasts Federal Prosecutors in Asbestos Prosecution

A federal judge chastised prosecutors yesterday in a hearing on misconduct allegations in the two-month trial of W.R. Grace and five of its former executives. The company…

Company Claims Prosecutor Misconduct in Asbestos Prosecution

W.R. Grace and five of its former executives are claiming prosecutor misconduct in a case that alleges the chemical company poisoned the residents of a mining town through asbestos exposure.

W.R. Grace, 5 Ex-Execs on Trial in Landmark Asbestos Prosecution

Five former executives and the company that employed them, W.R. Grace & Co., went on trial today in federal court in Missoula, Mont., in what observers say is the most…

Grace Sets $3B Aside to Settle Asbestos Suits

After years of posturing, a bankruptcy and recently heated negotiation, W.R. Grace & Co. has announced it will settle all 112,000 lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals sickened or killed…

Under Unusual Montana Marriage Law, Some Couples Say ‘I Do’ a Lot

Montana may be the only state in the country that allows couples to get married without actually being present. As a result, the thrill is gone for the proxies who…

Some States Seek to Limit Judicial Power to Regulate Lawyers

Legislators in a handful of states are trying to limit the traditional power of their states’ supreme courts to regulate the legal profession.

In South Carolina, for instance, a Republican…

Lawyer Installs Shark Tank in Office

A Montana lawyer said his decision to put a shark tank in his office started out as a joke.

“I said, ‘What would it take to put a shark in…

Lawyer Cruises From Main Drag to UN

President Bush has chosen a lawyer from Southfield, Mich., to be an alternate delegate to the United Nations General Assembly.

Rodger Young resigned from his firm, Young & Susser, to…