In Parkinson v. Bevis, 2019 WL 4266089 (Idaho Sept. 10, 2019), the Supreme Court of Idaho adopted Restatement of the Law Third, The Law Governing Lawyers § 37, Comment d.
That case arose when a client filed an action for breach of fiduciary duty against the attorney who represented ...Continue Reading
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia cited the Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States, in holding that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia did not abuse its discretion in imposing sanctions on ...Continue Reading
The Supreme Judicial Court of Maine and the Supreme Court of Rhode Island recently adopted Sections of the Restatement of the Law Second, Torts. Summaries of those opinions follow.
In Cianchette v. Cianchette, 2019 WL 2345434 (Me. June 4, 2019), the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine adopted the ...Continue Reading
The U.S. Supreme Court recently cited Model Penal Code §§ 2.02 and 2.04 in determining that, to convict a defendant of possessing a firearm as an alien unlawfully in the United States in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g) and 924(a)(2), the ...Continue Reading
In a recent opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court cited the Restatement of the Law Third, Trusts, in support of its conclusion that the presence of in-state trust beneficiaries alone did not empower a state to tax trust income that had not been distributed to the beneficiaries when ...Continue Reading