Recent Books From ALI Members

Recent Books From ALI Members

Curtis A. Bradley of Duke Law School has completed work as editor of The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law. The Handbook seeks to lay the groundwork for the relatively new field of comparative foreign relations law.

Elizabeth Chamblee Burch of University of Georgia School of Law has published Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigation. The book “marshals a wide array of empirical data on multidistrict litigation to suggest that the systematic lack of checks and balances in our courts may benefit everyone but the plaintiffs.”

The Conservative Case for Class Actions by Brian T. Fitzpatrick of Vanderbilt Law School will be available this fall from The University of Chicago Press. The book makes the case for the importance of class action litigation from a conservative political perspective.

Neil M. Gorsuch, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, published a new book, A Republic, If You Can Keep It. In it, Justice Gorsuch reflects on his journey to the Supreme Court, the role of the judge under the U.S. Constitution, and the vital responsibility of each American to keep our republic strong.

George W. Liebmann of Liebmann & Shively had three books re-issued in paper editions by Bloomsbury Publishing: Diplomacy Between the Wars: Five Diplomats and the Shaping of the Modern World (2008), The Fall of the House of Speyer: The Story of a Banking Dynasty (2015), and America's Political Inventors: The Lost Art of Legislation (2018).

President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft Bradford L. Smith published a new book, Tools and Weapons: The Promise and Peril of the Digital Age, co-authored with Director of Executive Communications for Microsoft Carol Ann Brown. Tools and Weapons examines the tech industry’s increasing level of advancement – its limitless potential and subsequent rising level of risk – as we continue to digitize our world.

Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, published a children’s book in collaboration with award-winning artist Rafael Lopez. Just Ask is a kind and thoughtful explanation for children about how to understand and respect the ways in which we are all unique.

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