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American Law Institute

Index American Law Institute

The American Law Institute (ALI) was established in 1923 to promote the clarification and simplification of United States common law and its adaptation to changing social needs. [1]

46 relations: American Bar Association, Antonin Scalia, Arthur Linton Corbin, Case law, Charles Alan Wright, Common law, Continuing legal education, Corporate governance, David F. Levi, Dissenting opinion, Financial regulation, Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr., George W. Pepper, George W. Wickersham, Harrison Tweed, Herbert Funk Goodrich, Herbert Wechsler, Judge, Lance Liebman, Memorandum of understanding, Memorial Continental Hall, Michael Traynor, Model Penal Code, New Deal, Norris Darrell, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Precedent, Restatements of the Law, Richard Revesz, Roberta Cooper Ramo, Sales, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. state, UNIDROIT, Uniform Act, Uniform Commercial Code, Uniform Law Commission, United Nations, United Nations General Assembly, United States, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington, D.C., William Draper Lewis, World War II.

American Bar Association

The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States.

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Antonin Scalia

Antonin Gregory Scalia (March 11, 1936 – February 13, 2016) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2016.

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Arthur Linton Corbin

Arthur Linton Corbin (October 17, 1874 – May 1, 1967) was a professor at Yale Law School and a scholar of contract law.

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Case law

Case law is a set of past rulings by tribunals that meet their respective jurisdictions' rules to be cited as precedent.

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Charles Alan Wright

For other people named Charles Wright, see Charles Wright Charles Alan Wright (September 3, 1927 – July 7, 2000) was an American constitutional lawyer widely considered to be the foremost authority in the United States on constitutional law and federal procedure, and was the coauthor of the 54-volume treatise, Federal Practice and Procedure with Arthur Miller and Kenneth W. Graham, Jr., among others.

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Common law

Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.

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Continuing legal education

Continuing legal education (CLE), also known as mandatory or minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) or, in some jurisdictions outside the United States, as continuing professional development, consists of professional education for attorneys that takes place after their initial admission to the bar.

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Corporate governance

Corporate governance is the mechanisms, processes and relations by which corporations are controlled and directed.

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David F. Levi

David F. Levi (born August 29, 1951) is a former United States Jurist and current Dean of the Duke University School of Law.

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Dissenting opinion

A dissenting opinion (or dissent) is an opinion in a legal case in certain legal systems written by one or more judges expressing disagreement with the majority opinion of the court which gives rise to its judgment.

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Financial regulation

Financial regulation is a form of regulation or supervision, which subjects financial institutions to certain requirements, restrictions and guidelines, aiming to maintain the integrity of the financial system.

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Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr.

Geoffrey Cornell Hazard Jr. (September 18, 1929 – January 11, 2018) was Trustee Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Thomas E. Miller Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of California's Hastings College of the Law.

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George W. Pepper

George Wharton Pepper (March 16, 1867May 24, 1961) was an American lawyer, law professor, Christian activist and Republican politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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George W. Wickersham

George Woodward Wickersham (September 19, 1858 – January 25, 1936) was an American lawyer and Attorney General of the United States in the administration of President William H. Taft.

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Harrison Tweed

Harrison Tweed (October 18, 1885 – June 16, 1969) was an American lawyer and civic leader.

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Herbert Funk Goodrich

Herbert Funk Goodrich (July 29, 1889 – June 25, 1962) was a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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Herbert Wechsler

Herbert Wechsler (December 4, 1909 – April 26, 2000) was a legal scholar and former director of the American Law Institute (ALI).

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Judge

A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as a part of a panel of judges.

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Lance Liebman

Lance Liebman (born 1941) is an American law professor.

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Memorandum of understanding

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a type of agreement between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties.

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Memorial Continental Hall

The Memorial Continental Hall in Washington, D.C. is the national headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

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Michael Traynor

Michael Traynor (Irish: Miceal Treinfir; 1917 – fl. 1970) was a leading member of Sinn Féin in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Model Penal Code

The Model Penal Code (MPC) is a text designed to stimulate and assist U.S. state legislatures to update and standardize the penal law of the United States of America.

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New Deal

The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.

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Norris Darrell

Norris Darrell (1899-1989) was an American attorney and President of the American Law Institute from 1961 to 1976.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Precedent

In common law legal systems, a precedent, or authority, is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts.

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Restatements of the Law

In American jurisprudence, the Restatements of the Law are a set of treatises on legal subjects that seek to inform judges and lawyers about general principles of common law.

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Richard Revesz

Richard L. "Ricky" Revesz (born May 9, 1958) is the director of the American Law Institute and a law professor and dean emeritus at the New York University School of Law.

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Roberta Cooper Ramo

Roberta Cooper Ramo is an American lawyer at Modrall Sperling, a New Mexico law firm with offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, and Immediate Past President of the American Law Institute, the first woman to hold that position.

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Sales

Sales is activity related to selling or the amount of goods or services sold in a given time period.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

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UNIDROIT

UNIDROIT (formally, the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law; French: Institut international pour l'unification du droit privé) is an intergovernmental organization on harmonization of private international law; its projects include drafting of international conventions and production of model laws.

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Uniform Act

In the United States, a Uniform Act is a proposed state law drafted by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) and approved by its sponsor, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL).

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Uniform Commercial Code

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), first published in 1952, is one of a number of uniform acts that have been put into law with the goal of harmonizing the law of sales and other commercial transactions across the United States of America (U.S.) through UCC adoption by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.

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Uniform Law Commission

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC, also called the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws) is a non-profit, American unincorporated association.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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United Nations General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a historic document that was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its third session on 10 December 1948 as Resolution 217 at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France.

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University of Pennsylvania Law School

The University of Pennsylvania Law School, commonly known as Penn Law, is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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William Draper Lewis

William Draper Lewis (1867–1949) was the first full-time dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1896–1914) and the founding director (1923–1947) of the American Law Institute.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Law_Institute

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