Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui Elected to American Law Institute

Equal Protection Expert Joins Elite Group of Judges, Lawyers and Law Professors
Kim Forde-Mazrui

Kim Forde-Mazrui is the Mortimer M. Caplin Professor of Law and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Law.

October 27, 2016

Professor Kim Forde-Mazrui of the University of Virginia School of Law was recently elected a member of the American Law Institute.

Forde-Mazrui becomes the 22nd member of the UVA Law faculty currently affiliated with ALI. The institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law. The organization includes judges, lawyers and law professors from the United States and abroad, selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated interest in improving the law.

Forde-Mazrui is the Mortimer M. Caplin Professor of Law and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Law. He is an expert on constitutional law, employment discrimination and criminal law, among other topics. His scholarship focuses on equal protection, especially involving race and sexual orientation.

Members were selected from confidential nominations submitted by ALI members prior to the Sept. 15 deadline.

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