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Our latest issue profiles one of the ABF's newest researchers and our first scholar of Native American legal systems. Justin B. Richland is a linguistic anthropologist and legal scholar whose research focuses on the intersections of culture, language and law in contemporary Native American governance. In this issue, Professor Richland discusses his background in tribal law, his research, and how he is currently working with and for Native people in the United States. 

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American Bar Foundation Has Record Year in Research and Program Grant Awards Aug 3, 2017

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) announced today that it has secured over $1 million in grant awards to support new research and ongoing programming activity in the area of law and social science, a… more

A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law Aug 1, 2017

Groundbreaking New Study from NAPABA and Yale Law School Builds on Research from the American Bar Foundation A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law is a systematic analysis of how Asian… more

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