The American Law Institute’s Council voted to approve the appointment of Associate Reporters David Marcus of UCLA School of Law and Lauren Sudeall of Georgia State University College of Law to Principles of the Law, High-Volume Civil Adjudication. Marcus and Sudeall join Reporter David Freeman Engstrom of ...Continue Reading
As ALI excitedly ushers in our 100th Anniversary year, we are also bidding a bittersweet farewell to ALI Director Ricky Revesz—this week he is being sworn in as Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator. OIRA is the central authority for the review and approval of ...Continue Reading
On December 23, 2022, the U.S. Senate approved a government spending package that included updates to the Electoral Count Act (ECA), a 135-year old law defining the congressional role in the final tally of electoral votes for president and vice president. The reform comes two years after ...Continue Reading
A bipartisan Senate group recent presented proposed changes to the Electoral Count Act (ECA) after receiving input from election experts, including the nonpartisan group convened by The American Law Institute to produce Principles for ECA Reform.
Senator Benjamin Cardin of Maryland presented the Senate group’s proposal, highlighting ...Continue Reading
This week, two proposals were introduced which include legislation to reform and modernize the outdated Electoral Count Act of 1887 to ensure that the electoral votes tallied by Congress accurately reflect each state’s vote for President.
Led by U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin ...Continue Reading