In a dissenting opinion delivered in Manuel v. Joliet, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. cited and quoted Restatement of the Law Second, Torts 2d § 653(b). The Illinois case involved a city police officer who, in the process of pulling over a driver who ...Continue Reading
University of Chicago Law School professor and ALI member William Baude was awarded the Paul M. Bator Award. This prestigious award, presented by the Federalist Society, is given to academics under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellence in legal scholarship, a commitment to teaching, a concern ...Continue Reading
Last year, the University of Arizona James E. Rogers’s College of Law decided it would accept GRE scores in lieu of LSAT scores in its application. This choice was met with strong resistance, especially from the American Bar Association, which threatened to oust the university from its ...Continue Reading
ALI member R. Ashby Pate of Lightfoot, Franklin & White will serve as a deputy attorney general representing former Interim State Superintendent of Education, Phillip Cleveland. Mr. Pate was appointed by the state attorney general on March 3.
Mr. Pate’s specialties in law focus on international disputes ...Continue Reading
In the Fall 2016 edition of the Penn Law Journal, ALI member Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School, is interviewed about reforms to the U.S. copyright system.
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Balganesh suggests a copyright system that accommodates different rules for different forms ...Continue Reading