• In Memoriam: Howard J. Aibel

    Howard J. Aibel passed away on March 9. He was 88.

    Mr. Aibel was executive vice president and chief legal officer of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation for nearly 30 years. While at ITT, he developed a deep commitment to alternative dispute resolution (ADR). After his tenure at ...

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  • Tribute: Geoffrey Hazard

    Tribute: Geoffrey Hazard

    On Saturday, January 27, the University of Pennsylvania Law School hosted a memorial service for Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., Emeritus Professor at Penn Law and ALI Director (1984-1999). 

    Family, friends, and colleagues of Professor Hazard gathered to celebrate his life and work, including his deep contributions to the ...

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  • In Memoriam: Thomas N. O'Neill Jr.

    Thomas N. O’Neill Jr. passed away on January 16. He was 89.

    Elected to ALI in 1962, Judge O’Neill joined the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1983. Before becoming a judge, he was a partner and chair of the litigation ...

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  • In Memoriam: Lovida H. Coleman, Jr.

    Lovida H. Coleman Jr. passed away on January 5. She was 68.

    Ms. Coleman received her bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1972 and her law degree in 1975 from Yale University. In Washington, D.C., she had been a partner at the law firm of Sutherland ...

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  • In Memoriam: Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

    In Memoriam:  Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

    Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., Director Emeritus of The American Law Institute and one of the most brilliant legal scholars and teachers of his generation, died on January 11. He was 88.

    One of the nation’s foremost authorities on professional ethics, trial practice, and civil procedure, Professor Hazard ...

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