Ellen Podgor

New Principles Project on Corporate Compliance

New Principles Project on Corporate Compliance

On Wednesday, ALI members heard a preview of the new Principles project – Principles of the Law, Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits, and Other Organizations This new project was presented by Reporter Professor Geoffrey Miller (NYU) and one of the Associate Reporters, Professor Claire Hill (Minnesota). Professor Miller started by providing an […]

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Lively Discussion of Sexual Assault Project

Lively Discussion of Sexual Assault Project

Members discussed the definition sections. For example, it was mentioned that some of the definitions went beyond conduct covered in the torts project. Many were concerned about the expansion of criminal law, problems of overcriminalization, and the breadth of the proposed provisions. It was also noted that we were starting with the definitions that would […]

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Sexual Assault Project – Opening Comments

Sexual Assault Project – Opening Comments

Opening comments by ALI President Roberta Cooper Ramo stressed that the ALI is just the body to take on difficult topics. Professor Stephen Schulhofer, the Reporter on this project, talked about the three topics not covered in the last discussion. He noted that the memos raised have not been vetted to the advisory group as […]

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Judge Sri Srinivasan Entertained and Enlightened

Judge Sri Srinivasan Entertained and Enlightened

Judge Paul Friedman gave a wonderful introduction of Judge Sri Srinivasan, highlighting Judge Srinivasan’s love of Kansas basketball and his oral advocacy skills (e.g., arguing to the Supreme Court without notes). Judge Srinivasan followed with a talk that demonstrated his incredible sense of humor and also his thoughts on advocacy and judicial decision-making. He spoke about gaining comfort […]

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