Henry Gabriel appointed to ABA's International and Domestic Policy Advisory Group
Henry Gabriel, professor of law at Elon University School of Law, has been appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) International and Domestic Policy Advisory Group, a committee of the ABA Section of Science and Technology Law which seeks to promote sound policy and public understanding on issues at the intersection of law, science, and technology.
The International and Domestic Policy Advisory Group, according to the ABA website, “serves as the primary link between the Section [of Science & Technology Law] committees and leadership and policymakers addressing international issues, such as the Office of the Legal Advisor, U.S. State Department, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) and its Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Commerce (CEFACT), the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Organization of American States (OAS), etc.”
Gabriel is an elected member of the Governing Council of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) in Rome. He is also a delegate from the United States to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Working Groups on Electronic Commerce and Transport Documents. As the reporter for the revisions of the sales and leases articles of the Uniform Commercial Code, he recently completed the first revisions of these parts of the Code in 50 years. In addition, he chaired the Uniform Commercial Code Revision Committee for Documents of Title, and he was also on the drafting committee of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
The author of nine books and over 50 law review articles, Gabriel has been lead counsel in more than 50 federal appeals in the United States Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeal.
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