Professor Davis Elected to American Law Institute
Congratulations to Professor Angela Davis, who was elected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. By participating in the Institute’s work, its distinguished members have the opportunity to influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, to work with other eminent lawyers, judges, and academics, to give back to a profession to which they are deeply dedicated, and to contribute to the public good.
See Professor Davis’ member bio and the full release on the ALI website.
Professor Davis is the 13th member of our faculty elected to the ALI, joining the following other members:
- David Aaronson
- Walter Effross
- Susan Franck
- Horacio Grigera Naon
- Claudio Grossman
- Egon Guttman, Emeritus
- Candace Kovacic-Fleischer, Emeritus
- Camille A. Nelson, Dean
- Ira Robbins
- Herman Schwartz
- Ann Shalleck
- David Snyder
Professor Angela J. Davis Discusses Contemporary Issues in African American Lives at Library of Congress National Book FestivalOctober 6, 2016
AUWCL Professor Angela J. Davis participated in a discussion of contemporary issues in African American lives during the Library of Congress National Book Festival. Davis, an expert in criminal law and procedure, discussed the key issues of the Black Lives Matter Movement with Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor of Princeton University’s Department of African American Studies. The discussion was moderated by Professor Jabari Asim, Director of the Graduate Creative Writing Program at Emerson College.
October 28, 2015
Last week, American University Washington College of Law Professor Angela Davis delivered the 35th Founders’ Lecture during the Washington Bar Association’s 37th Annual Ollie May Cooper Award ceremony at Howard University School of Law.