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  • Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, Preview of a Glorious Ruckus

    Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, Preview of a Glorious Ruckus

    Former ALI President and Senior Counsel at Cobalt LPP Michael Traynor has published a booklet entitled “Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, Preview of a Glorious Ruckus.” The booklet acts as both an introduction and an in depth explanation to the motivation, intention, and overall vision ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Cites Model Penal Code

    U.S. Supreme Court Cites Model Penal Code

    In a unanimous opinion delivered by Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, the U.S. Supreme Court cited Model Penal Code §§ 221.0 and 221.1. The opinion, United States v. Stitt, Nos. 17-765 and 17-766 (December 10, 2018), involved two consolidated cases in which each defendant, who had ...

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  • Douglas Laycock on Religious Liberty

    Douglas Laycock, one of the nation’s leading experts on religious liberty, has completed a comprehensive series of books on contentious topic of religion and the law, portions of which can be found below. The final three volumes of Religious Liberty were published in November, drawing to a ...

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  • In Memoriam: Winter 2018

    ALI regularly reports on the passing of members in its quarterly newsletter, The ALI Reporter. Below is the In Memoriam section from the winter 2018 edition.

    Elected Members
    Mark Eric Gebauer – Harrisburg, PA
    J. David Kirkland Jr. – Houston, TX
    Noël Anketell Kramer – Washington, DC
    Robert Marchant O’Neil ...

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  • Preparing for Our 100th Anniversary

    Preparing for Our 100th Anniversary

    This Director's Letter was originally published in the winter 2018 edition of The ALI Reporter.

    In 2023, The American Law Institute will celebrate its 100th anniversary. As befits an organization better known for the meticulousness of its work than for its ability to turn on a dime ...

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