Law School Headlines
Professor Drobac Elected to The American Law Institute
Professor Jennifer A. Drobac has been elected to The American Law Institute. She attended the ALI 89th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., in May as an invited guest. At the meeting, she was recognized to comment regarding the revision to the Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses.
The American Law Institute is an independent organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. ALI is made up of 4000 lawyers, judges, and law professors who draft, discuss, revise, and publish Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education. ALI has long been influential internationally and, in recent years, more of its work has become international in scope.
Other members of ALI who are on the law school faculty include Professor Gerald L. Bepko; Jeffrey O. Cooper; Professor George E. Edwards; Professor Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos; Professor Andrew Klein; Professor David Orentlicher; Dean Gary Roberts; Professor Florence Wagman Roisman; Visiting Professor Randall T. Shepard; Professor Frank Sullivan, Jr.; and Professor James P. White. ALI members who are professors emeriti of the law school include Professor Thomas B. Allington, Professor Jeffrey W. Grove, Professor W. William Hodes, and Professor Eleanor DeArman Kinney.
Professor Drobac received the Indiana University 2010 Sylvia E. Bowman Distinguished Teaching Award. She also received the 2005 Indiana University Trustees' Teaching Award. She was named a John S. Grimes Fellow in 2006 and 2009 and a Dean's Fellow in recognition of scholarly excellence in 2005-2006.