Monthly Archives: January 2014

Judges as Board Members: New Pa. Code of Judicial Conduct

By Hayes Hunt and Joshua Ruby The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently adopted a new Code of Judicial Conduct. Effective July 1, 2014, new rules will apply to the extrajudicial activities for Pennsylvania judges. Businesses and nonprofits need to accommodate these

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Posted in The Bench

Less Discovery? Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure May Change the Scope of Discovery As We Know It

By Thomas G. Wilkinson, Jr. & Thomas M. O’Rourke According to some estimates, discovery costs account for between 50 and 90 percent of total litigation costs. In an attempt to streamline federal discovery, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of

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Posted in Discovery

Is NSA’s Surveillance Legal? Yes or No?

By Hayes Hunt and Joshua Ruby Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking information about the National Security Agency’s secret data collection methods, two federal judges – one in Washington, D.C. and one in New York – have reached opposite

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense
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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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