Skip to main content

Real-World Impact of ABF Research

Charles E. Wood, a Life Fellow of the ABF, recently put ABF research to use in the courtroom, referring the judge directly to Research Professor John Hagan's ABF research on the limited educational prospects for children of incarcerated parents. Read more »

Latest news More news »

Recent Major Media Coverage of ABF Research and Programming Apr 1, 2015

Bernadette Atuahene "In South Africa, Land Apartheid Lives On," New York Times, January 15, 2015 "Nelson Mandela's Uneven Legacy," LA Times, December 5, 2014 Stephen Daniels “Patient… more

2014 Annual Report Now Available Feb 23, 2015

Take a look at our accomplishments this past year in our newly released annual report: See the 2014 Annual Report »

Faculty profile updates

Elizabeth Mertz Elizabeth Mertz


All research faculty »


Cover of We Want What We Want What's Ours: Learning from South Africa's Land Restitution Program

Bernadette Atuahene

Browse all publications »


The American Bar Foundation is searching for a Director, effective September 2015. See our posting of responsibilities and qualifications for more information.

Click here to apply for Visiting Scholar positions for the 2015-2016 academic year. 

For more information on this special Fellows campaign, click here.

Follow the ABF on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook:

ABF Projects and Programming:


"After the JD"


The American Bar Endowment is a Key Supporter of the American Bar Foundation

Social Science Research Network