American Law Institute


American Law Institute
Group of American legal scholars who are responsible for the Restatements in the various disciplines of the law and who, jointly with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, prepare some of the Uniform State Laws, e.g. Uniform Commercial Code.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • American Law Institute — n. A national organization of attorneys, judges, and legal scholars who seek to promote consistency, clarity, and simplification in the law through such projects as the Restatements of the Law and the Model Penal Code. Abbreviated ALI. Webster s… …   Law dictionary

  • American Law Institute — The American Law Institute (ALI) was established in 1923 to promote the clarification and simplification of American common law and its adaptation to changing social needs. The ALI drafts, approves, and publishes restatements of the law, model… …   Wikipedia

  • American Law Institute — Das American Law Institute wurde 1923 gegründet. Seine Aufgabe besteht in der Systematisierung des amerikanischen common law. Diese Überblicke werden in Form von restatements of the law herausgegeben. Es hat seinen Sitz in Philadelphia… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • American Law Institute — An organization of an eleemosynary nature, its primary activity being the clarification of common law principles, and its most celebrated projects The Restatement of the Law, and the Uniform Commercial Code prepared jointly with the National… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • American Law Institute formulation — Used in certain jurisdictions to determine criminal responsibility in legal proceedings. See criminal insanity. * * * a section of the American Law Institute Model Penal Code: “A person is not responsible for criminal conduct if at the time of… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Model acts differ from Uniform Acts, which are usually adopted by the states in virtually the same form proposed by the American Law Institute and other organizations. — Model acts differ from Uniform Acts, which are usually adopted by the states in virtually the same form proposed by the American Law Institute and other organizations. A change or alteration in existing materials. Dictionary from West s… …   Law dictionary

  • American Enterprise Institute — infobox Organization name = American Enterprise Institute size = 300px abbreviation = AEI motto = Competition of ideas is fundamental to a free society. formation = 1943 type = Public Policy Think Tank headquarters = 1150 Seventeenth Street NW… …   Wikipedia

  • American Monetary Institute — The American Monetary Institute is a non profit charitable trust organized in 1996 for the independent study of monetary history, theory and reform. The American Monetary Institute is dedicated to monetary reform and advocates taking control of… …   Wikipedia

  • American Bankruptcy Institute - ABI — A non partisan research organization that educates its members, Congress and the public on bankruptcy issues. Founded in 1982 and based in Alexandria, Virginia, American Bankruptcy Institute members include more than 12,000 attorneys, accountants …   Investment dictionary


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