In 2016, authors Anthony G. Amsterdam and Randy Hertz released the Sixth Edition of the Trial Manual for the Defense of Criminal Cases, an update of the widely used guide for handling criminal court cases. The Manual, last published in 1988, is designed as a how-to-do-it exposition for ...Continue Reading
On Nov. 14, Jane Stapleton of Christ’s College at Cambridge University accepted the honor and delivered the 2018 John G. Fleming Lecture at UC Berkley School of Law on the topic “Striking Contrasts: Tort Law in the US and the UK.”
John G. Fleming was the leading ...Continue Reading
At its meeting in New York City on October 18 and 19, the Council reviewed drafts for seven projects. The actions taken on the Council Drafts are listed below.
Law of American Indians
The Council approved Council Draft No. 5, subject to the discussion at the meeting and ...
The European Law Institute (ELI) recently held its 2018 Annual Conference and General Assembly in Riga, Latvia.
The agenda for this year’s conference included a panel on Principles for a Data Economy, a joint project between ALI and ELI that will study, identify, and collate the existing ...Continue Reading
At its July Annual Meeting, the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved the Amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Articles 1, 3, 8, and 9. These Amendments were approved by ALI membership at its May Annual Meeting.
A joint project between ALI and ULC, the Amendments to UCC ...Continue Reading