Restating the Law in the Shadow of Codes: The ALI in Its Formative Era, in The American Law Institute at 100: A Centennial History
Below is the abstract for “Restating the Law in the Shadow of Codes: The ALI in Its Formative Era, in The American Law Institute at 100: A Centennial History,” available for download on SSRN. Written for a forthcoming book occasioned by the centennial anniversary of...
SLS Faculty at the American Law Institute: Focusing on Access to Justice, Torts, and Constitutional Violations
This article was originally published in The Stanford Lawyer.
The Terms of their Deal: Revitalizing the Treaty Right to Limit State Jurisdiction in Indian Country
Federal recognition of inherent American Indian tribal sovereignty has been memorialized in countless treaties, congressionally ratified agreements, and executive orders setting aside reservations throughout the United States. This article seeks to demonstrate that the Court’s treaty-based analysis of tribal sovereignty should be applied by the judiciary moving forward.
This Article argues that both the default rules of simultaneous death and related legal practice ought to take into account well-established multi-disciplinary research on both the causes and the timing of deaths of spouses.
This essay is part of a forthcoming book about the history of the American Law Institute (ALI), which will be published in 2023, one hundred years after the Institute’s founding. It discusses the ALI’s two Restatements of Conflict of Laws.
In Woodson v. Commonwealth, 871 S.E.2d 653 (Va. Ct. App. 2022), the Court of Appeals of Virginia cited Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law § 3.24 (Tentative Draft No. 1, 2018).