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 ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading
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 ...Continue Reading