Pragmatic Family Law
In many areas, family law has managed to avoid polarization. Instead, states are converging on similar rules and policies, working toward consensus on once-divisive issues. What ties together these widespread but underappreciated patterns of convergence, depolarization, and nonpartisan pluralism? This Article argues that a deep, underlying commonality is a pragmatic method of decision- and policymaking.
Justices rule against Andy Warhol estate in copyright dispute
This decision provides a major statement in the role that copyright law plays in fostering artistic creativity, as the court upheld the claim of a famed celebrity photographer, Lynn Goldsmith, that the Andy Warhol estate infringed her copyright in a photograph of the musician Prince when it licensed an image Warhol derived from that photograph to serve as a cover on a Condé Nast issue published shortly after Prince’s death.
Principles of the Law, Government Ethics Is Approved
ALI’s membership voted to approve Principles of the Law, Government Ethics. The Principles project began in 2009, and is the Institute’s first project on this important topic.
U.S. Supreme Court Cites Torts 2d and Torts 3d: Intentional Torts to Persons
Recently in Twitter, Inc. v. Taamneh, the U.S. Supreme Court cited Restatement of the Law Second, Torts, and Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons.
Forced Pooling: The Unconstitutional Taking of Private Property
Recent changes in the law and the oil and gas industry both justify a reexamination of forced pooling on constitutional takings grounds. This Article will therefore take a fresh look at forced pooling schemes through the lens of modern takings jurisprudence.
‘Secrets & Suspicionless Policing: A Fundamentally Anti-Democratic Mix’
In “Secrets & Suspicionless Policing: A Fundamentally Anti-Democratic Mix”, Catherine M. Grosso cites Chapter 5 of ALI’s Principles of the Law, Policing, when exploring the scope of police investigations without individualized suspicion or particularized evidence.