Briffault Elected to American Law Institute

Spring 2012

Richard Briffault, the Law School’s Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation, has been elected a member of the American Law Institute, joining a distinguished group of judges, lawyers, and law professors. The institute, a leading independent organization producing scholarly work that aims to improve the law, selects its members based on their professional achievements and commitment to the organization’s mission. Briffault, an expert in election law, state and local government law, and property law, joined the Law School faculty in 1983 and has served on numerous advisory commissions for New York City and New York State.