Prof. George Edwards Elected to American Law Institute
In December 2005, Professor George Edwards was elected to membership in the American Law Institute (ALI). After being nominated by Professor Emeritus James P. White, Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr., and Professor Timothy Davis of Wake Forrest University School of Law, Edwards became one of the 3,760 elected and life members of the ALI.
Professor Edwards is faculty advisor to the LL.M. track in International Human Rights Law and director of the Program in International Human Rights Law. See Professor Edwards' full biography.
Edwards joins the following law school colleagues who are also elected members of ALI: Thomas B. Allington (life member), Gerald L. Bepko, Jeffrey O. Cooper, Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos, Jeffrey W. Grove, Eleanor DeArman Kinney, Andrew R. Klein, David Orentlicher, Kathleen Patchel, Florence Wagman Roisman, and James P. White (life member).
The ALI was established in 1923 "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.” For more information on ALI visit their web site: www.ali.org.