Professors David A. Strauss and Sarah M. Konsky have been elected to the American Law Institute, the leading independent US organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. They are among 60 new members announced on July 22.
“I am delighted to welcome this remarkable group of lawyers, academics, and judicial officers to the Institute,” said ALI President David F. Levi. “The American Law Institute is an active institution that depends on the talent, wisdom, and diverse perspectives of its members for its continued activity and excellence. I look forward to the thoughtful contributions of these new members.”
Election of these new members raises ALI's total number of elected members to 2,839.
Strauss, who joined the Law School's faculty in 1985, is the Law School's Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law and the faculty director of the Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic. Konsky, who joined the faculty in 2016, is an associate clinical professor of law and the director of the Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic.