ACS Member News: April 2023

ACS Board of Directors Member Michele Goodwin testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on The Assault on Reproductive Rights in a Post-Dobbs America 

ACS Board of Directors Member Joyce Vance was quoted in “Trump Lawyer Fell Into 'Trap' Amid E. Jean Carroll Trial: Ex U.S. Attorney” in Newsweek and authored “Believing E. Jean Carrol” in MSNBC.    

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Erwin Chemerinsky authored “A dangerous new low: Supreme Court must reform — or be reformed” in The Hill and authored “Expect momentous decisions from the Supreme Court as term ends” in ABA Journal.     

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman authored “Dobbs Claimed to Return the Issue of Abortion to the People. We’re Seeing Now How Ridiculous That Is,” in Slate.  

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Steve Vladeck was quoted in “What the Supreme Court Does in the Shadows” in The Atlantic.  

Next Generation Leader and ACS Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter Leader Saraswati Singh was elected Chair of the Council of Asian Pacific Minnesotans 

Next Generation Leader and ACS San Diego Chapter Board of Advisors Member Colin Parent announced his campaign to run for the 79th Assembly District in Times of San Diego.  

Next Generation Leader Zach Gan was featured in “American Constitution Society honors law student as Next Generation Leader” in Detroit Legal News.  

Next Generation Leader Zachary Kolodin was featured in “Meet the Michigan official charged with managing billions in infrastructure spending” in Crain's Detroit Business.  

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board Member Daniel Cotter authored: “Judicial ethics take a hit as Thomas’ trips come to light;” “The path to justice may not be through U.S. Supreme Court;” “Fox in the (poor)house and Thomas still on the hot seat;” “Just say no – Roberts stays mum as more ethics questions swirl;” in Chicago Daily Bulletin. 

ACS University of Maryland School of Law Chapter President William O’Malley was quoted in “Fentanyl accounts for a majority of fatal overdoses. But ERs aren’t testing for it,” in NBC News and in “From loss to legislation: Overdose death prompts push for more fentanyl testing” in The Baltimore Banner.  

Former ACS Student Leader and ACS Member Shammas Malik wins Akron mayor’s race in Democratic primary according to Akron Beacon Journal. 

Former ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter Leader and ACS Member Jeff Mandell was quoted in “Liberal Wins Wisconsin Court Race, in Victory for Abortion Rights Backers” in The New York Times. 

ACS Vanderbilt Law School Chapter was awarded the Student Organization Overall Excellence and Performance Award by Vanderbilt Law School.  

ACS member Antonio Ingram was quoted in “Republicans Across the U.S. Are On a Crusade to Eliminate College Diversity Programs” in Huffpost and “GOP-backed bill banning college diversity programs advances in Texas Senate” in Courthouse News Service.  

ACS Member Tracey Meares was inducted into Springfield High School Hall of Fame and was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award according to The State Journal – Register.  

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