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Roswell B. Perkins & the American Law Institute 

May 8, 2023

Roswell (Rod) B. Perkins served as the sixth president of the American Law Institute (ALI) from 1980 to 1993. His President Files are available for research in the Archives of the American Law Institute at the Biddle Law Library.


New Collection in the Archives: “The Practical Lawyer” Editorial Office Files 

January 28, 2011

In 1953, ALI-ABA, the continuing legal education program jointly run by the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association, set out…


The American Law Institute and Penn Law School: A Legacy of Partnership 

December 1, 2010

Last spring, the American Law Institute (“ALI”) created an internship designed for second-year students at Penn Law School to gain familiarity with the mission… 


New Collection in the Archives: Geoffrey C. Hazard’s ALI Papers 

May 19, 2009

Many of you in the Penn Law community might have taken a class from Professor Geoffrey C. Hazard on civil procedure.  Still others might know Professor Hazard as one of…


The Archives' Far-flung Researchers 

September 20, 2007

What an exciting week at the Archives! I had a patron come all the way from the hinterlands of Norway to conduct research in arguably our most valuable records: The American Law Institute's "Statement of Essential Human Rights" Collection. (More after the jump.)