Professor Magliocca Elected to American Law Institute


Professor Gerard Magliocca was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) on January 18, 2013. ALI is an independent organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.

The group is made up of 4,000 lawyers, judges, and law professors who draft, discuss, revise, and publish Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education. ALI has long been influential internationally and in recent years more of its work has become international in scope.

Other members of ALI who are on the law school faculty include Professor Gerald L. Bepko; Professor Jeffrey O. Cooper; Professor Jennifer Drobac; Professor George E. Edwards; Professor Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos; Professor Andrew Klein; Professor David Orentlicher; Dean Gary Roberts; Professor Florence Wagman Roisman; Visiting Professor Randall T. Shepard; Professor Frank Sullivan, Jr.; and Professor James P. White. ALI members who are professors emeriti of the law school include Professor Thomas B. Allington, Professor Jeffrey W. Grove, Professor W. William Hodes, and Professor Eleanor DeArman Kinney.

Professor Magliocca is a Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research. His forthcoming book, a biography of John Bingham, is titled American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment, and will be published in August 2013.

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