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ABF Celebrates 30 Years of Signature Diversity Program 

On October 25, 2018, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) hosted a 30th anniversary celebration of our signature diversity program for undergraduate students, the Montgomery Research Diversity Fellowships (SRDF) in Law and Social Science.  The ABF's board of directors, faculty and staff were joined by alumni of the program and supporters of the Foundation for a special 30th anniversary celebration dinner in honor of the SRDF program at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. Read more»

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ABF Faculty Fellow Rebecca Sandefur Awarded 2018 MacArthur "Genius" Grant Oct 4, 2018

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2018 - The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is proud to announce that Rebecca Sandefur, ABF Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Sociology and Law at the University of Illinois at… more

ABF Research Professor, Shari Diamond, Sheds Light on How Respected Scientists View the Law Oct 2, 2018

CHICAGO, October 2, 2018 - In a recent essay published in the Fall 2018 issue of Daedalus - the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - American Bar Foundation Research Professor and… more

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