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American Bar Foundation Names New Director

Mehrotra will head the American Bar Foundation effective September 1, 2015.

Ajay K. Mehrotra, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Law at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, has been appointed Director of the American Bar Foundation, effective September 1, 2015, as well as full ABF Research Professor. Mehrotra succeeds Robert L. Nelson, Director and MacCrate Chair in the Legal Profession and Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University, who will return to full-time research and teaching.

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Recent Major Media Coverage of ABF Research and Programming May 21, 2015

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American Bar Foundation Doctoral Fellows Chosen for 2015 May 4, 2015

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