ALI Council voted to launch four new projects: Restatement of the Law, Corporate Governance, and three Torts projects, which will complete the ongoing Restatement Third, Torts. The three Torts projects are Defamation and Privacy, Remedies, and Concluding Provisions.
Watch Ralf Michaels of Duke Law, Austen Parrish of Indiana Law, Thomas Lee of Fordham Law, and Chimène Keitner of UC Hastings discuss limits on jurisdiction in international law with moderator and Anne Woolhandler of UVA Law at UVA Law’s 31st Sokol Colloquium.
At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 17 and 18, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for six projects. Drafts or portions of drafts for six projects received Council approval, subject to the meeting discussion and to the usual prerogative to make nonsubstantive editorial improvements.
This Essay offers a novel solution to a thorny problem at the intersection of trust law and the conflict of laws: When should the settlor be able to choose a governing law other than the law of the jurisdiction with the most significant relationship to the trust?
In a story from The Take Away, a podcast supported by New York Public Radio, Alexandra Natapoff of the UC Irvine School of Law discusses the position she presents in her new book Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes American More Unequal.
If you believe the rhetoric, the U.S.-Mexico border is a repugnant and dangerous place roiling with unseemly people sneaking into our country, smuggling drugs and escaping law enforcement.