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.
In their session on data transactions on 8 April 2022, the UNCITRAL Working Group on Electronic Commerce discussed main concepts developed by the ALI-ELI Principles for a Data Economy as a starting point for their future framework on data transactions.
A recent case before the Florida Supreme Court has found that the incorporation by reference of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) arbitration rules in Airbnb’s Terms of Service constitutes clear and unmistakable evidence of the parties’ intent to delegate questions of arbitrability away from the court and to the arbitrator.
Reporter Kermit Roosevelt III outlines the overall goals of the Restatement of the Law Third, Conflict of Laws project and Tentative Draft No. 3 in this video.