Friday, June 28, 2013

Nearly One-Third of UC Hastings Faculty are Members of American Law Institute

UC Hastings boasts a long list of faculty members who have been elected to the prestigious American Law Institute.

Chancellor & Dean Emeritus Mary Kay Kane and Professor Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., are members of the ALI Council. Professor Hazard served as Director of the ALI from 1984-1999, and was recently honored with the ALI’s Distinguished Service Award, only the fifth recipient of the award since its inception.

Professor William S. Dodge has been named one of eight reporters for the American Law Institute’s Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law, a major reference work for lawyers, judges, and scholars on international and foreign relations law. Professor Dodge will work with some of the most influential scholars in the field on this significant undertaking.

The ALI is a professional, nonprofit organization that exists to “clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.” Its distinguished members serve on committees with other legal academics, judges and practitioners to influence the development of the law in new and emerging fields.

UC Hastings faculty members elected into the American Law Institute include:

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