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ABF Congratulates Board Member Mariano-Florentino Cuellar on His Nomination to the California Supreme Court

California Governor Jerry Brown nominated legal scholar Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, who joined the Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation in 2014, to the California Supreme Court. Cuéllar is currently Professor of Law and Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. As a young man, Cuéllar participated in the long-standing ABF Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship Program

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The 2014 recipients of the Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science will be in residence at the American Bar Foundation until August 1, 2014. During their stay, the fellows will be introduced to careers in law and social science through meetings with ABF faculty and affiliates and various field visits to Chicago-area law institutions. Each fellow will work closely with a faculty mentor on a research project.

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