PHILADELPHIA — The American Law Institute’s Council today announced the appointment of Diane P. Wood, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, as Director Designate. Judge Wood will succeed Richard L. Revesz, who stepped down to take on the role of Administrator ...Continue Reading
The Southwestern Law Review and Southwestern’s Panish Civil Justice Program are co-sponsoring a symposium with The American Law Institute titled Concluding the Restatement (Third) of Torts.
From the event’s description:
The first panel will focus on the appropriate role of theory in the Restatement process. The ...Continue Reading
The American Jewish Committee’s Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey chapter honored Roberta D. Liebenberg of Fine, Kaplan and Black with the 2023 Judge Learned Hand Award. This award is given in recognition of outstanding members of the Philadelphia legal community who have distinguished themselves through their professional achievements ...Continue Reading
Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr. to Receive The American Law Institute’s Friendly Medal
PHILADELPHIA – Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., will receive the Henry J. Friendly Medal at the Institute’s Annual Meeting, in May 2023. Associate Justice ...Continue Reading
The Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke University School of Law has awarded the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) the 2023 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law. This award is given annually to honor an individual or organization for their extraordinary efforts to advance and protect the ...Continue Reading
Walter A. Effross of American University Washington College of Law has authored Keeping Your Own Counsel, a book for law school students on how to navigate and succeed in law school and beyond.
As a companion to his book, Effross runs Keeping Your Own Counsel, a blog of ...Continue Reading