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'Wacko': Insurance law project puts spotlight on American Law Institute's direction

W.J. Kennedy Aug. 2, 2017, 1:00pm

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The American Law Institute (ALI) is as powerful as any society with a membership of 3,000 of the nation’s leading lawyers could be. And since its founding in 1923, the Philadelphia-based group of judges and academic and practicing lawyers has been as obscure as a group with so much power would want to be.

Insurance officials, business defense urge delay in vote of liability insurance Restatement

W.J. Kennedy May 22, 2017, 8:28am

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Business attorneys, state insurance regulators and state lawmakers are so troubled over an impending final vote on a proposed Restatement of law covering liability insurance that they are urging American Law Institute (ALI) officials to delay it, and consider making significant changes to the document.

Legal experts battle over proposal to clarify law covering liability insurance for ALI

W.J. Kennedy Mar. 9, 2017, 3:05pm

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A draft legal document that could have a profound impact on American law involving liability insurance has some critics and the document’s authors in near total disagreement over whole sections of the draft, and even its overall objective.

Lawyers at odds over Restatement of Law covering liability insurance

W.J. Kennedy Sep. 23, 2016, 6:55am

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Insurance and business defense attorneys are sparring with the drafters of a powerful legal document that will influence the outcome of insurance liability cases.