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Federalist Society panel contends the ALI, a powerful legal group, has shifted its focus

By Nicholas Malfitano | Jun 6, 2019

WASHINGTON – Is the American Law Institute remaining true to its mission of restating law to produce accurate advisory guidelines for courts to decide cases in various aspects of law, or is it straying into territory apart from that mission?

From Pennsylvania Record

Consumer advocates, business interests form rare alliance to block American Law Institute project

By Daniel Fisher | May 21, 2019

WASHINGTON - An unusual coalition of consumer advocates and business interests joined to delay and possibly defeat a controversial “restatement” of consumer contract law that critics said presents a misleading picture of how courts are actually deciding cases in the rapidly evolving area of “clickwrap” and “browsewrap” agreements.

From Pennsylvania Record

Latest project from American Law Institute 'an abandonment of important principles,' 23 state AGs feel

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – The attorneys general of 23 states, led by the State of New York, have sent a letter to the American Law Institute (ALI) opposing a proposed Restatement of Consumer Contract Law, set to be voted on at the ALI’s annual meeting this week.

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