Professor Francisco Valdes Elected to the American Law Institute

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Professor Francisco Valdes was one of 34 new members recently elected into The American Law Institute. The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education. Professor Valdes’s work focuses on constitutional law and theory, Latina/o legal studies, critical outsider jurisprudence and Queer scholarship.