ALI’s Principles of the Law, Election Administration is now available. The principles apply to any type of elective office and are structured to be useful to multiple audiences, including state legislatures, state courts, and state officers such as secretaries of state and local election officials.
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United Community Bank has announced that Melinda Davis Lux will join the company as its executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. Ms. Davis Lux will oversee the company’s legal and governance matters.
“Melinda is a proven leader with deep legal expertise,” said Lynn Harton ...
Elizabeth S. Stong of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding State Chair Award from the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. Judge Stong was presented with the award (along with co-recipient Kenneth G. Standard) at ...
In response to concerns arising from the spread of Covid-19 Laura A. Foggan of Crowell & Moring and Lorelie S. Masters of Hunton Andrews Kurth have teamed up with ALI CLE to offer the course “Insurance Issues Arising from Coronavirus: Business Interruption and Other Possible Claims.” Ms. Foggan ...
In Kahler v. Kansas, No. 18-6135 (March 23, 2020), the U.S. Supreme Court cited Model Penal Code § 4.01 in holding that the Constitution’s Due Process Clause did not require States to provide an insanity defense that compelled “the acquittal of any defendant who, because of ...Continue Reading
Brooklyn Law School has announced that Frank A. Pasquale of the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law will be joining the faculty this fall.
Professor Pasquale is a prolific and nationally regarded scholar, whose work focuses on how information is used across a number of ...Continue Reading