The Story of The American Law Institute

Interested in learning more about The American Law Institute’s rich history, from its founding in 1923 to its most recent publications? Visit ALI’s online timeline, where you can read about all of the Institute’s publications, Presidents, and Directors; learn about...

October 2020 Council Meeting Updates

At its meetings on October 13 and October 22-23, 2020, the Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of seven projects and approved drafts and portions of drafts as listed below.* Children and the LawCouncil approved Council Draft No. 6, containing §1.60 from...

Restatements: Views of a Founding Father

This Director’s Letter was originally published in the fall 2020 edition of The ALI Reporter.On June 30, 1923, William Draper Lewis addressed a gathering of the Maryland State Bar Association at Atlantic City, New Jersey. His speech was entitled, “The Work of...