The American Law Institute is proud to announce the launch of Reasonably Speaking, our new podcast featuring conversations with experts on some of the most important legal topics of our time. The first two episodes are available now.
In the first episode, Protecting Individual Liberties: Recognizing the Value ...Continue Reading
At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 17 and 18, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for six projects and took the following actions:
Charitable Nonprofit Organizations
The Council approved Council Draft No. 4, subject to the discussion at the meeting and the usual editorial prerogative.
Compliance, Risk Management ...Continue Reading
Kate Stith of Yale Law School authored a piece for the Interactive Constitution in which she details the common interpretation of the Appropriations Clause. In the Interactive Constitution, a free online collaborative platform supported by The National Constitution Center, scholars from across the legal and philosophical spectrum discuss ...Continue Reading
One of the lesser-known, but important and influential, projects undertaken by The American Law Institute was the drafting of a Statement of Essential Human Rights. It all began in April of 1941, when William Draper Lewis, Director of the Institute, and Warren A. Seavey, Reporter for the Restatements ...Continue Reading
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