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David S. Houghton, Nebraska Business and Trial Attorney, Becomes President of the American Bar Foundation

David S. Houghton, a Nebraska business and trial attorney, has been elected president of the board of directors of the American Bar Foundation (ABF), a position he will hold for two years. Houghton has been a member of the ABF's board of directors since 2011 and served as a past chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. For the past two years, Houghton has served as the vice president of the ABF board of directors.  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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