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Laura Beth Nielsen Elected President of the Law and Society Association

         Five former American Bar Foundation scholars also elected to the Class of 2023 Board of Trustees

Laura Beth Nielsen, American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor and Northwestern University Sociology Professor, has been elected President of the Law and Society Association (LSA). The association announced the results of the 2020 elections on Tuesday, November 10. Nielsen will become LSA’s 32nd president in 2021 and will serve a two-year term. Five former ABF scholars were elected to the Class of 2023 Board of Trustees.                                           

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