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.
The project ...Continue Reading
Jeannie Suk Gersen of Harvard Law School was recently interviewed by Harvard Law Today and featured in The Harvard Gazette. She shared her thoughts on the benefits of teaching and learning through Zoom in light of the school’s decision to switch to remote ...
Missouri Lawyers Media has chosen Lyrissa B. Lidsky of the University of Missouri School of Law as its 2020 Woman of the Year.
Dean Lidsky, who joined the university in July 2017, is the first woman to be named dean of the law school. Dean Lidsky leads this ...Continue Reading
In response to the growing legal needs of ordinary Americans arising from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the ABA has created a nationwide task force of volunteer lawyers and judges from across the legal profession.
The task force will include up to 20 representatives from ...
Anton G. Hajjar wrote an opinion piece for The Washington Post in which he responded to the editorial article “Facebook is looking a lot like a government.”
Mr. Hajjar agreed with a statement from the piece which suggested that there should be a stricter enforcement of general ...
In CITGO Asphalt Refining Co. v. Frescati Shipping Co., Ltd., No. 18-565 (March 30, 2020), the U.S. Supreme Court cited “elemental precepts of contract law” set forth in the Restatement of the Law Second, Contracts, in support of its determination that a “safe-berth” clause contained in a ...Continue Reading