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..
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.
2014 National Convention
Make sure to check out the video here.
ACS would like to recognize and congratulate this year’s ACS Student Chapters award recipients! Click here for more.
The Past, Present & Future of the Second Amendment
The 2014 Second Amendment Symposium focused on the impact of Heller and McDonald on the current state of gun control laws in the United States. Did the Supreme Court get it right in Heller? And what do these cases mean for the future of gun violence prevention? Experts discussed these questions in featured blog post. Panel discussions at the symposium considered what the Second Amendment meant to the framers and what it means today.
National Security and Personal Privacy
Slate's Dahlia Lithwick moderated an ACS panel on the Constitution and privacy in a time of innovation.
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.