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ABF’s Black History Month Research Collection
Feb 2, 2023
Mark Suchman Appointed Executive Director of the American Bar Foundation
Jan 31, 2023
Five-year update to “A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law,” explores the legal careers of Asian Americans in the U.S. amidst a rise in anti-Asian hate
Dec 5, 2022
ABF/JPB Access to Justice Scholar Michele Statz Awarded NSF CIVIC Grant to Improve Access to Justice for Rural and Indigenous Communities in Alaska
Oct 17, 2022
American Bar Foundation’s Reuben J. Miller named a 2022 MacArthur Foundation Fellow
Oct 13, 2022
Bryant Garth, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of California-Irvine School of Law, appointed Interim Director of the American Bar Foundation
Aug 1, 2022
The ABF Welcomes Matthew Burnett as Senior Program Officer for the Access to Justice Research Initiative
Sep 10, 2021
The ABF Hosts Young Scholars from DRW College Prep
Aug 31, 2021
Suites, Streets, and States Conference and Symposium Celebrates the Research of John Hagan
Jun 9, 2021
Law & Social Inquiry Affiliated Scholars Recognized with Law and Society Association 2021 Annual Awards
May 27, 2021
The ABF Awards Jessica López-Espino the 2021 ABF Robert O. Hetlage Prize for Outstanding Article by a Doctoral Fellow
May 25, 2021
The ABF Receives a Generous Donation from Sourcebooks in Honor of Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Dec 23, 2020
Sida Liu Wins Asian Law and Society Association Distinguished Article Award
Nov 20, 2020
Former ABF Neukom Chair Angela Onwuachi-Willig and ABF SURF Fellowship Alumna Danielle Holley-Walker Receive AALS "Inaugural Impact Award"
Nov 9, 2020
Watch: An ABF Event on the 2020 Election and the Fate of U.S. Constitutional Democracy
Nov 2, 2020
Professor Thomas W. Mitchell, a Collaborator on the New Legal Realism Project, Receives MacArthur Fellowship
Oct 29, 2020
A Toast to the Legacy of “Notorious RBG”
Oct 21, 2020
Hon. Eileen A. Kato (Ret.) Named Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Sep 16, 2020
Cynthia E. Nance Named Chair-Elect of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Sep 15, 2020
Elizabeth Mertz Appointed Lichtstern Distinguished Research Scholar in Residence at the University of Chicago
Aug 21, 2020
Mary Ellen Stitt, ABF Doctoral Fellow, Receives Multiple Awards from the American Sociological Association
Jun 22, 2020
ABF Research Professor Terence C. Halliday Awarded the 2020 Harry J. Kalven Jr. Prize
May 26, 2020
Former ABF Doctoral Fellow Kimberly Welch Receives Cromwell Book Prize
Nov 26, 2019
Research Professor James J. Heckman Receives Prestigious Friendship Award from Chinese Government
Oct 4, 2019
American Bar Foundation Director Emeritus Receives 2019 LSA Harry J. Kalven Jr. Prize
Jun 14, 2019
ABF Research Professor James Heckman Leads Groundbreaking Study on Early Childhood Development in Rural China
Mar 14, 2019, University of Chicago News
Daedalus Publishes New Essay By ABF Faculty Fellow Rebecca Sandefur on Access To Justice
Jan 25, 2019, Daedalus
ABF Research Professor Stephen Daniels Quoted in FairWarning News
Jan 24, 2019, FairWarning Inc.
30th Anniversary Celebration of the Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Oct 31, 2018
ABF Faculty Fellow Publishes Article Providing a New Perspective on the History of the Fourteenth Amendment and the Supreme Court
Sep 20, 2018
Upcoming Speaker Series Presenter Files Lawsuit After Her Book Is Censored in Prisons
Sep 19, 2018
Former ABF Visiting Scholar Publishes Article in Harvard Business Review on Women in the Workplace
Sep 12, 2018
ABF Seeks Applications for Research Faculty and Neukom Chair Positions
Aug 30, 2018
New Starbucks Coffee Report Created in Wake of Racial Discrimination in Stores Cites Research by Former ABF Doctoral Fellow
Jul 30, 2018
ABF Research Professor Gives Keynote at Second Annual China Human Rights Lawyers Day
Jul 23, 2018
ABF Executive Director Elected as Fellow to the American College of Tax Counsel
Apr 25, 2018
The ABF Receives $3.6 Million Grant from the American Bar Endowment
Apr 12, 2018
Upcoming Focus Groups Uncover Why Women Leave the Law
Mar 16, 2018
ABF Affiliated Research Professor's Study Featured by Environment News Service
Mar 15, 2018
Geoffrey Hazard, Former ABF Executive Director, Dies at 88
Jan 18, 2018
Approaching Application Deadlines for Fellowships at the ABF
Jan 9, 2018
The American Bar Foundation Welcomes New Visiting Scholars
Jan 8, 2018
The American Bar Foundation will Present CLE Program on Jury Deliberations
Aug 8, 2017
Past and Present Leaders of Legal Services Corporation to Speak at American Bar Foundation Event
Aug 7, 2017
The Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship's 29th Year Concludes
Jul 31, 2017
The ABF and Tax Analysts Launch New Panel Series Dedicated to Exploring U.S. Tax Reform
Jun 19, 2017
ABF Researcher Terence Halliday Presents on SIL Panel on Protecting Lawyer-Activists
May 5, 2017
ABF Researcher Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 4, 2017
ABF Researcher Releases Second Report on Non-Lawyer Alternative Programs
Mar 24, 2017
ABF Scholar Presents Criminal Courts Research at Temple University Event
Mar 2, 2017
Study Coauthored by ABF Researcher Indicates Gun Violence in Schools Linked to Economic Uncertainty
Jan 30, 2017
Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar to Receive 2017 Fellows Outstanding Scholar Award
Jan 25, 2017
Fellows of The American Bar Foundation to Host 61st Annual Awards Reception and Banquet
Jan 25, 2017
Fellows of the American Bar Foundation to Present CLE on Unintended Effects of U.S. Criminal Justice System
Jan 25, 2017
Planning Summit on Network for Justice for Latinos to Convene at UCLA
Nov 3, 2016
American Bar Foundation to Host Conference on Law and Capitalism
Jun 24, 2016
ABF Professor Terence Halliday Presents at World Bank Panel on Money Laundering
Apr 6, 2016
Faculty Fellow Presents ABF 'Access to Justice' Research at Department of Justice Meeting
Mar 1, 2016
ABF Scholar to Receive Top Alumni Award from Princeton
Feb 17, 2016
5 QUESTIONS with ABF Research Professor Elizabeth Mertz
Feb 8, 2016
Former ABF Doctoral Fellow Thomas J. Miles Appointed Dean of University of Chicago Law School
Oct 7, 2015
Director Ajay K. Mehrotra to American Bar Endowment: ABF Must "Continue to Build on Our Strengths"
Oct 1, 2015
American Bar Endowment Presents Vital Annual Support to the ABF
Aug 14, 2015
ABA Commission on Disability Rights Spotlights 2015 SRDF Fellow Jay Ruckelshaus
Aug 13, 2015
ABA Commission on Women and ABF Collaborate on "First Chairs at Trial" Report
Jul 21, 2015
Ronit Dinovitzer and Co-authors Receive ‘Best Paper Award’ from the Journal of Professions and Organization
Jul 15, 2015
Final Report of ABA Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education Available
Jun 19, 2015
John Hagan comments on Omar al-Bashir's abscondence from South Africa:
Jun 16, 2015
Victoria Saker Woeste and Ajay Mehrotra Named OAH Distinguished Lecturers, 2015-16
May 18, 2015
Research Social Scientist Camilo Leslie Named Baldy Fellow
May 13, 2015
Real-World Impact of ABF Research
Mar 2, 2015
2014 Annual Report Now Available
Feb 23, 2015
Erika George, Visiting Scholar and 1992 MSRDF Fellow, Receives Human Rights Award
Dec 29, 2014
James Heckman Addresses White House Summit on Early Education
Dec 10, 2014
New Findings from the 'After the JD' Study Now Available
Nov 3, 2014
New Findings on Access to Justice in America Released
Aug 8, 2014
New 'Heckman Equation' Video: Medical Compliance Starts at Birth
Jun 12, 2014
James Heckman and Co-authors Receive Frisch Medal for Outstanding Work in Economics
May 29, 2014
Doctoral Fellow Maureen Craig Featured in Slate
Apr 23, 2014
2010-12 Doctoral Fellow Kimberly Welch Receives NSF Award
Mar 25, 2014
Summer Diversity Fellowship Alumna Erika George Comes Full Circle into Mentorship Role
Sep 27, 2013
ABF Kicks Off New Academic Year
Sep 11, 2013
Terence Halliday Wins 2013 Adam Podgórecki Prize
Jun 19, 2013
2013 Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity
Jun 17, 2013
Tom Ginsburg Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
May 21, 2013
Susan Shapiro Receives Writing Award from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
May 17, 2013
Second Annual Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity to Convene May 10-11
May 8, 2013
ABF Research Considers How Psychological Blame Affects Judgment in Criminal Cases
May 1, 2013
Dr. Rafael Medoff Reviews Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
Apr 24, 2013, Journal of American Studies (Vol. 47, Issue 2, May 2013)
New Study Examines Racial Patterns of Lawyer Use in Employment Discrimination Cases
Mar 20, 2013
Terry Halliday and Noted Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Discuss Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China
Feb 4, 2013
Rebecca Sandefur Leads Access to Civil Justice Workshop
Jan 1, 2013

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