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ABF Receives Over $3.5 Million Grant from the American Bar Endowment

The American Bar Endowment (ABE) has awarded a grant of over $3.5 million to the American Bar Foundation (ABF), one of the world’s leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. The grant will support the ABF’s acclaimed interdisciplinary empirical research that advances justice through the examination of urgent questions on law and society.

"The ABE's annual grant is critical to the advancement of our research, and we are incredibly grateful to them and their generous members for their ongoing support," said ABF Executive Director, Ajay Mehrotra. Read more»

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ABF Seeks Applications for Research Faculty and Neukom Chair Positions Aug 30, 2018

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is seeking applications from Ph.D. and/or J.D. candidates to join its residential research faculty as a Research Professor, as well as applications from outstanding… more

Former ABF Visiting Scholar Publishes Article in Harvard Business Review on Women in the Workplace Sep 12, 2018

A former Visiting Scholar of the American Bar Foundation (ABF) and current Faculty Fellow at New York University Abu Dhabi, Swethaa Ballakrishnen, recently published an article in the Harvard… more

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