The American Law Institute 87th Annual Meeting, May 17-19, 2010. Washington, D.C.

Draft Contents

Model Penal Code: Sentencing, Discussion Draft No. 3

The draft will cover a number of topics including:

  • Determinate versus indeterminate sentencing
  • Life sentences
  • Needs and risk assessments of offenders at sentencing
  • "Second look" at long-prison sentences
  • Sentence modification based on age or infirmity, or for extraordinary and compelling reason
  • Credit for pre-sentence detention
  • "Good time" credits
  • Post-release supervision
  • Sentencing juveniles convicted in adult court

Restatement of Employment Law, Tentative Draft No. 3 (presented for approval)

  • Chapter 8. Employee Duty of Loyalty and Restrictive Covenants

Restatement of The U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration, Tentative Draft No. 1 (presented for approval)

  • Chapter 5. Recognition and Enforcement of Awards

Restatement of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, Tentative Draft No. 6 (final Tentative Draft presented for approval)

  • Division VII: Present and Future Interests, Chapters 24, 25, & 26
  • Division VIII: Public Policy Limitation on Dead-Hand Control: The Rule Against Perpetuities, Chapter 27

Restatement of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, Tentative Draft No. 7 (final Tentative Draft (presented for approval)

  • Part III. Remedies: Chapter. 7 Remedies: Topic 2. Restitution Via Rights in Identifiable Property (§§ 60 & 61)
  • Part IV. Defenses to Restitution: Chapter 8. Defenses to Restitution
  • Part I. Introduction: Chapter 1. General Principles

Uniform Commercial Code: Proposed Amendments to Article 9 (Tentative Draft presented for approval)

The draft covers amendments to the Official Text and Related Comments. For more information about the contents, you may want to read the Reporter's Prefatory Note and detailed table of contents contained in the draft.

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