Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui Elected to American Law Institute
Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui of the University of Virginia School of Law was recently elected a member of the American Law Institute.
Forde-Mazrui becomes the 22nd member of the UVA Law faculty currently affiliated with ALI. The institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law. The organization includes judges, lawyers and law professors from the United States and abroad, selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated interest in improving the law.
Forde-Mazrui is the Mortimer M. Caplin Professor of Law and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Law. He is an expert on constitutional law, employment discrimination and criminal law, among other topics. His scholarship focuses on equal protection, especially involving race and sexual orientation.
Members were selected from confidential nominations submitted by ALI members prior to the Sept. 15 deadline.
- Kenneth S. Abraham
- Richard Bonnie
- Kimberly Kessler Ferzan
- Kim Forde-Mazrui
- Brandon Garrett
- Rachel Harmon
- Alex M. Johnson Jr.
- Caleb E. Nelson
- Mildred W. Robinson
- Benjamin Spencer
- Stanley D. Henderson (emeritus)
- John C. Jeffries Jr.
- Edmund W. Kitch
- Douglas Laycock
- Peter Low (emeritus)
- Richard A. Merrill (emeritus)
- John Norton Moore
- Kent Sinclair
- Paul B. Stephan
- Walter J. Wadlington (emeritus)
- G. Edward White
Founded in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the nation. Consistently ranked among the top law schools, Virginia is a world-renowned training ground for distinguished lawyers and public servants, instilling in them a commitment to leadership, integrity and community service.