Justin Driver, the Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, has been elected to the American Law Institute, the leading independent US organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. He is one of 37 new members.
“This latest group of new members exemplifies the diversity in perspective and experience essential to the work of The American Law Institute,” said ALI President David F. Levi. “We always hope to work with thoughtful and wise people who care about the things that we do. This is another great opportunity to do just that.”
Election of these new members raises ALI's total number of elected members to 2,884.
Driver joined the Law School in 2014 from the University of Texas School of Law. His principal research interests include constitutional law, constitutional theory, and the intersection of race with legal institutions. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, a master's degree in teaching from Duke University, and a master's degree in modern history from Magdalen College, University of Oxford, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. After graduating from Harvard Law School in 2004, Driver served as a law clerk to Judge Merrick B. Garland, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Justice Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States.