NYU Law faculty are extensively involved in the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. More than 30 NYU Law professors have been elected as members, and many serve, or have recently served, as reporters on high-profile ALI projects. Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and dean emeritus, is ALI’s director, and Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law, serves on the organization’s governing body, the ALI Council.

Reporters on current or recent ALI projects:

  • Jennifer Arlen '86, Associate Reporter, Principles of the Law, Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits, and Other Organizations 
  • Rochelle Dreyfuss, Co-Reporter, Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes
  • Samuel Estreicher, Chief Reporter, Restatement of the Law, Employment Law
  • Barry Friedman, Reporter, Principles of the Law, Police Investigations
  • Martin Guggenheim '71, Associate Reporter, Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law project
  • Samuel Issacharoff, Reporter, Principles of the Law of Aggregate Litigation
  • Florencia Marotta-Wurgler '01, Co-Reporter, Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts
  • Geoffrey Miller, Reporter, Principles of the Law, Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits, and Other Organizations
  • Erin Murphy, Associate Reporter, Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses
  • Stephen Schulhofer, Reporter, Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses
  • Linda Silberman, Co-Reporter, Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: Analysis and Proposed Federal Statute
  • Christopher Jon Sprigman, Reporter, Restatement of Law, Copyright

Members:

The ALI has more than 4,000 members, including the following 36 NYU Law full-time faculty:

Posted June 23, 2015