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Charting a New Direction for Social Science and Law in Action

A new two-volume book series, co-edited by ABF Research Professor Elizabeth Mertz, connects socio-legal studies with today's legal questions. 

Published by Cambridge University Press, the volumes introduce readers to New Legal Realism, which began as an ABF research project and has since flourished into a major school of thought in U.S. legal philosophy.

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Founder and CEO of the World Justice Project; Noted California Jurist to speak at Fellows Events Jul 28, 2016

William Neukom and Tino Cuéllar will keynote Fellows Events at ABA Annual William H. Neukom Photo courtesy of the World Justice Project Chicago, IL - The Fellows of the American Bar… more

Fellows will present CLE Program on Civil Rights Jul 27, 2016

Expert panel will explore the obstacles practitioners face when justifying civil rights claims Chicago, IL - The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF) will present the CLE research seminar,… more

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