On Monday, Sept. 28, ACS hosted a panel discussion at the National Press Club where a diverse group of experts offered insights on the 2015 Supreme Court Term. They discussed key cases on the Court’s docket and suggested areas to follow as the Term unfolds. Caroline Fredrickson, president of the American Constitution Society for Law & Policy, provided the introduction to the...
On July 1, ACS hosted its annual panel discussion at the National Press Club to review the 2014 Supreme Court Term. Leading experts discussed the Court’s noteworthy decisions and analyzed emerging trends. Panelists:Thomas C. Goldstein, Moderator, Partner, Goldstein & Russell, P.C.; co-founder and publisher, SCOTUSblogWilliam Eskridge, Jr., John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence...
With major decisions in favor of LGBT rights, fair housing and the Affordable Care Act, many have asked if the Supreme Court is shifting leftward. However, these progressive decisions are counterbalanced by the expansion of gun rights, restrictions on the EPA's authority under the Clean Water Act, and a variety of anti-choice decisions.
On Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, constitutional law scholar Erwin Chemerinsky joined the ACS San Diego Lawyer Chapter to discuss current Supreme Court trends from recent terms and the merits of the opinion that these trends are evidence of a concerted leftward movement in the Court’s constitutional interpretation. Listen to the discussion here.
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On August 15, ACS President Caroline Fredrickson appeared on the Albuquerque, New Mexico radio program “Woman’s Focus” with Susan Thom Loubet on KUNM. She discussed her book, Under The Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over, which examines how and why U.S. labor laws and policies exclude many women from basic protections in the workplace. Listen to the discussion here.
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