Judy Perry Martinez of Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn is the American Bar Association’s 143rd president. Ms. Martinez will serve a one-year term as president ending in August 2020. Patricia Lee Refo of Snell & Wilmer has assumed the role of president-elect and will also serve a ...Continue Reading
Malcolm C. Lindquist passed away on August 4, 2019. He was 69 years old.
Mr. Lindquist began his long career in private practice by joining the Tacoma law firm now known as McGavick Graves. He was nationally recognized for his expertise in commercial law. In 2004 he joined ...Continue Reading
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia cited the Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States, in holding that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia did not abuse its discretion in imposing sanctions on ...Continue Reading
The Summer Edition of The ALI Reporter is now available. This issue includes coverage of the 96th Annual Meeting, with accounts of actions taken on current projects, award presentations, speakers and special events.
A copy of the Director’s Letter, "The Debate over the Role of Restatements" is ...Continue Reading
This Director's Letter was originally published in the Summer 2019 Edition of The ALI Reporter.
In the past few years, we frequently have seen the charge that the ALI’s mission is to state what the law “is,” rather than what the Institute thinks the law “ought ...Continue Reading