American Bar Foundation
The American Bar Foundation is an organization dedicated to advancing justice through rigorous research on the law, legal practices, and the law's impact on our society.
The American Bar Foundation is the nation's leading research institute for the empirical study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for more than fifty years, ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.
The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public. The results are published in a wide range of forums, including leading academic journals, law reviews, and academic and commercial presses.
ABF is recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.