ACS National Convention 2018

ACS 2018 National Convention featured speakers, including Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Thanks to all who attended #ACS2018 or followed along with the live streamed panels! The 2018 Convention featured scores of legal and policy luminaries speaking on more than a dozen panels and skills-building workshops that addressed our current moment.

Our featured speakers included U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who engaged in a memorable conversation with her former law clerk and ACS national board member Professor Melissa Murray. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates, and Undocumented Law Graduate Karla Quetzalli Perez also addressed attendees.


2018 ACS National Convention Videos

Please check back frequently for updates and newly uploaded videos. Thursday Featured Speakers Keynote Address by Hon. Sally Yates ACS Board Chair Pam Karlan remarks ACS President Caroline Fredrickson remarks Awards Presentation of the David Carliner Public Interest Award to Lauren Fine and Joanna Visser Adjoian by Jacob Remes Presentation of the ACS Progressive Champion Award to Dahlia Lithwick by Linda Greenhouse Presenation of the ACS Lifetime Achievement […]

Read More

2018 ACS National Convention CLE

2018 ACS National Convention Continuing Legal Education (CLE) CLE credit is approved for California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. CLE credit is available per jurisdictional reciprocity with California for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Montana, and New York. In addition, CLE credit is pending for Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, and […]

Read More

2018 Convention Program

2018 ACS National Convention Program View the entire ACS 2018 program schedule here. In Formation Thursday, June 7 2:00pm-3:45pm Student Retreat 4:00pm-5:30pm Speed Networking <5:30pm-6:30pm Attendee Happy Hour 7:00pm-9:00pm Welcome Dinner Presentation of ACS Progressive Champion Award to Dahlia Lithwick by Linda Greenhouse Presentation of ACS Lifetime Achievement Award to Hon. Margaret H. Marshall by […]

Read More

2018 Convention Panel Descriptions

View 2018 National Convention Descriptions PDF here 2018 Convention Panel Descriptions Plenaries Defending the Third Branch Friday, June 8, 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. From the far-reaching “court-packing” plan proposed by Federalist Society founder Steven Calabrese, to attempts in North Carolina to place control of the courts in the hands of a diminishing conservative legislative […]

Read More