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Consumer advocates, business interests form rare alliance to block American Law Institute project

By Daniel Fisher | May 21, 2019

WASHINGTON - An unusual coalition of consumer advocates and business interests joined to delay and possibly defeat a controversial “restatement” of consumer contract law that critics said presents a misleading picture of how courts are actually deciding cases in the rapidly evolving area of “clickwrap” and “browsewrap” agreements.

Latest project from American Law Institute 'an abandonment of important principles,' 23 state AGs feel

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – The attorneys general of 23 states, led by the State of New York, have sent a letter to the American Law Institute (ALI) opposing a proposed Restatement of Consumer Contract Law, set to be voted on at the ALI’s annual meeting this week.

ALI sends in lobbyists as Texas lawmakers consider denouncing group's insurance Restatement

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 14, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas – New records show that the American Law Institute has hired lobby assistance to oppose legislation filed by Texas lawmakers to discourage the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance from being relied upon by courts.

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