Vice President Joe Biden will join U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to open the 2016 National Convention in Washington, D.C. on June 9. Other speakers include U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Learn more about the 2016 National Convention here.
Vice President Biden & Sen. Warren to Open ACS National Convention
Supreme Court Vacancy 2016President Obama has nominated Merrick B. Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read ACS President Caroline Fredrickson's response.It is the constitutional duty of the Senate to now give the nominee fair consideration. To learn more about obstruction of the Supreme Court confirmation process, visit ACS's webpage, Justice in the Balance.
Welcome to ACS
In our 10+ years of history, ACS has become a powerful institution helping to shape the law. Learn more here about ACS from our president, Caroline Fredrickson. You can also hear what Gov. Deval Patrick, Sen. Tom Daschle, Sen. Al Franken, White House Director of Domestic Policy Melody Barnes, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and others have to say about our great work in this video.
Ensure Your ACS Membership
ACS’s mission has never been more important, and we cannot take on all the work required of us without you. Become a member of ACS or renew your membership for 2016 today! You will receive exclusive member benefits including updates on our work through our weekly e-bulletin, access to job postings, and special invitations to in-person and online activities.
Report: Money Influences State Courts
Skewed Justice—sponsored by ACS and authored by Joanna Shepherd and Michael S. Kang—shows the growing relationship between money and state supreme court decisions on criminal cases.
Explaining Constitutional Interpretation
Keeping Faith with the Constitution is a common-sense approach to constitutional interpretation written by Goodwin Liu, Pamela S. Karlan, and Christopher Schroeder. Its themes continue to frame much of what ACS does across the country, from events to issue briefs and more.
ACS publications and events provide a forum for many of the nation’s best legal minds to articulate a progressive vision of our Constitution and laws. For more on how ACS Shapes Debate, click here.