In this video, Christopher Jon Sprigman and Lydia Pallas Loren provide an overview of Tentative Draft No. 3 of Restatement of the Law, Copyright, which will be presented at this year’s ALI Annual Meeting.
At the invitation of The American Law Institute, a group whose members span a range of legal and political views met to consider the way forward on ECA reform. We came to agree on the following principles, distilled from a longer treatment, which could provide a path to bipartisan reform.
Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts: Significant Black Letter Changes Since 2019 Annual Meeting
This post is excerpted from a piece originally featured in the spring 2022 edition of The ALI Reporter.
The attack on the Capitol on January 6 shocked most Americans and focused attention as well on the law that governs Congress’ count of the state’s electoral votes for President and Vice President. To the members of The American Law Institute, that day’s events also marked a challenge: how to ensure that the very essence of our democracy is not placed at risk again in the future. To undertake this important project, ALI convened 10 individuals with extensive experience in law and government to study the Electoral Count Act and to make proposals for reform.
A Wall Street Journal article explores the aftermath of McGirt v. Oklahoma, a U.S. Supreme Court case that ruled a large part of eastern Oklahoma as a Native American reservation.
This Article uses a dramatic break in Takings jurisprudence, the Supreme Court’s June 2021 decision in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, to closely scrutinize the relationship between legality and property rights.