MSU College of Law

The Kelley Institute
Law of Lawyering
Supreme Court Review

Cases tagged as: solicitation

Maracich v. Spears

No. 12-25, 2013 BL 158315, 2013 ILRC 2069 (U.S. June 17, 2013) (PDF)

The Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that lawyers violated drivers' privacy rights as designated by statute when they gathered personal information from state motor vehicle records to recruit prospective plaintiffs for lawsuits.

Related tag(s): 2012 Term, attorney-client relationship, conflicts of interest, solicitation, unprofessional conduct,

Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar

135 S.Ct. 1656 (2014) (PDF)

State’s Code of Judicial Conduct banning the personal solicitation of campaign funds by candidates for judgeships does not violate the First Amendment.

Related tag(s): 2014 Term , judges, solicitation,