2012 ACS National Convention FAQs


What is the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy?

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), founded in 2001 and one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations, is a rapidly growing network of lawyers, law students, scholars, judges, policymakers and other concerned individuals. For more information about the organization or to locate one of the more than 200 lawyer and law student chapters in 47 states and the District of Columbia, please visit www.acslaw.org.

What were the dates of the Convention?

The 2012 ACS National Convention took place June 14-16, 2012. The Annual National Student Leadership Retreat followed on Saturday, June 16.

Where did the convention take place?

The 2012 ACS National Convention took place at the Capital Hilton Hotel, located at 1001 16th St., NW, Washington D.C., 20005.

What was the cost to attend the convention?

There were different options for attending the convention:

  • Full Convention - Private Sector $450
  • Full Convention - Non-Profit/Public Sector or Government/Academia $300
  • Full Convention - Student $150
  • Partial Convention - Thursday, June 14 Banquet $180
  • Partial Convention - Friday, June 15 Sessions, Lunch & Cocktail Reception $200
  • Partial Convention - Saturday, June 16 Session, Lunch $155

Was CLE credit available?

Yes. Many sessions qualified for CLE credit in certain states.