Clark Elected to American Law Institute

Kathleen ClarkKathleen Clark, professor of law and an expert in legal ethics and national security law, has been elected to the American Law Institute.

An organization of approximately 3,000 attorneys, judges, and law professors, the ALI was established in 1923 “to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific work.”

The School of Law has twelve other members in this prestigious organization, including a member on the ALI Council. Members are selected for their expertise in various subject matters.

The ALI publishes Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and other volumes designed to promote law reform and clarify uncertainty in the law. Before approval by the ALI Council and then the full membership, reform proposals undergo a lengthy process of drafting, analysis, discussion, and revision.