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  • Helaine Barnett: Outstanding Service Award

    For her years of dedication to the provision of legal aid and advancement of equal access to justice, ALI Life member Helaine M. Barnett received the Outstanding Service Award. Ms. Barnett worked for 37 years as a staff attonrney for the Legal Aid Society of New York. Her ...

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  • Heather Gerken to Become Dean of Yale Law School

    Heather Gerken to Become Dean of Yale Law School

    President Peter Salovey of Yale Law School announced in an official university message that ALI member Heather Gerken will be the next dean of Yale Law School, effective July 1. She will be the university’s first woman dean.

    Professor Gerken co-founded and is the faculty advisor to ...

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  • Sheila Birnbaum to Receive Weinfeld Award

    Sheila Birnbaum to Receive Weinfeld Award

    On April 4, ALI Council Emeritus Sheila L. Birnbaum of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will be presented with the Judge Edward Weinfeld Award by NYU School of Law. The award, established in memory of Edward Weinfeld, who was president of the NYU School of Law’s board ...

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  • Judges v. Trump

    Judges v. Trump

    In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, University of Chicago Law School professor and ALI member Eric A. Posner analyzes the recent clash between the judicial and executive branches over President Trump’s travel ban.

    Read the full article here.

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  • Reshaping Policing for the 21st Century

    Reshaping Policing for the 21st Century

    Policing Principles Reporter Barry Friedman of NYU School of Law will be discussing “Reshaping Policing for the 21st Century” at the National Constitution Center on Tuesday, February 21, at 6:30 p.m. The town hall program will be moderated by ALI member Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO ...

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