In this video Reporter Jill R. Horwitz and Consultant Marion R. Fremont-Smith provide a glimpse into how the Restatement of Charitable Nonprofits will bring greater understanding to the complex area of law of charitable nonprofits.
The following entry is excerpted from the Black Letter and Comments of Tentative Draft No. 1; Section 3.06 Qualifications of Primary Governance Actors for Compliance and Risk Management.
In Part Two of this two-part episode of Reasonably Speaking, Sherrilyn Ifill, Barry Friedman, and John Malcolm explore the intersection of race and policing in the United States. Part Two addresses predictive policing, funding priorities, and working toward a solution.
The Model Penal Code: Sentencing (MPC) is not specifically designed or intended to influence sentencing in the federal system, although the MPC itself often reflects the influence of federal law. In one recent case, the influence of one upon the other appears mutual: an MPC provision modeled on a federal statute authorizing reduction of prison sentences may have been at least indirectly responsible for changing its federal model. The change at issue, discussed below, reinforces the fundamental tenet of the MPC that courts should have primary responsibility for determining sentences, as opposed to legislatures or corrections officials.
Last fall, the ALI Council approved Council Draft No. 5 of the Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts, for submission to the members at the ALI Annual Meeting in May 2019, subject to the discussion at the Council meeting and the usual editorial prerogatives. The Reporters are now working on the draft to be presented in May.
Two U.S. Courts of Appeals recently cited the Restatement of the Law Third, Torts. The First Circuit cited the Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Products Liability § 4 and the Seventh Circuit cited Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Liability for Physical and Emotional Harm §§ 27 and 34. Summaries of those opinions are provided below.