ACS Member News: August 2023
ACS Board of Directors Member Melissa Murray co-authored “One of the Most Brazen Republican Schemes Around Abortion Is Happening in Ohio” in New York Times; and appeared on the CAFE Insider podcast for segments on “Note From Melissa 7/20: Rookie of the Year”and “Note From Melissa 8/17: An Ohio August Surprise”; and on Chris Hayes’ Why Is This Happening? podcast for an episode on “#WITHpod & ‘Strict Scrutiny’ crossover”; and was quoted in “In Victory for Abortion-Rights Advocates, Ohio Rejects Effort to Make it Harder to Change State Constitution” in TIME.
ACS Board of Directors Member Aziz Huq authored “Trump’s been indicted twice for trying to overturn the 2020 election. Here’s how the two cases differ” in Chicago Sun-Times; and was quoted in “Three major questions after Trump’s third indictment” in Spectrum News 1; and in “Which criminal case may be hardest for Trump to win?” in BBC News; and in “Trump attorney outlines possible Jan. 6 legal defenses, but some experts are skeptical” in ABC News; and in “The Complex Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” in Katie Couric Media.
ACS Board of Advisors Member Adam Winkler was quoted in “Gun control laws in California and beyond in peril as Supreme Court expands 2nd Amendment”; and in “9th Circuit overturns butterfly knife ban, citing Supreme Court 'history' standard on guns” in Los Angeles Times; and in “Buffalo mass shooting witnesses sue gun industry, others for trauma” in Washington Post.
ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman appeared on Crooked Media’s What a Day podcast for a segment on “Do The Indict Thing”; and on Chris Hayes’ Why Is This Happening? podcast for an episode on “#WITHpod & 'Strict Scrutiny' crossover”; and on The Nation’s Contempt of Court with Elie Mystal podcast for an episode on “Stripping The Court Of its Power”; and was quoted in “Stymied by the Supreme Court, Biden wants voters to have the final say on his agenda” in Associated Press.
ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Stephen Vladeck was quoted in “Supreme Court Justice Alito Slams Congress’ Efforts To Impose Code Of Ethics On Court” in Forbes; and in “How the Texas backlash to Obama fueled the conservative drive to reinterpret the U.S. Constitution” in The Texas Tribune; and in “Was Trump indicted for everyday actions, as allies claimed? Not according to Georgia indictment” in PolitiFact.
ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Erwin Chemerinsky authored “Despite what Sacramento DA Thien Ho might say, being unhoused isn’t a crime” in The Sacramento Bee; and appeared on The Nation podcast for a segment on “Erwin Chemerinsky on the Trump Indictment”; and was quoted in “Harvard is getting scrutinized for legacy admissions. What does this mean for Stanford and other California colleges?” in San Francisco Daily Journal; and in “Does Free Speech Protect Trump’s Election Lies?” in New York Times; and in “Could Trump's criminal cases keep him off the ballot? Here's what experts say” in San Francisco Chronicle; and in “How a California Lawyer Became a Focal Point of the Jan. 6 Investigation” in Los Angeles Times; and in “Media scholars alarmed by raid on Kansas newspaper” in Courthouse News Service.
ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Ruben Garcia was quoted in “What ‘work actions’ could look like for Clark County teachers as school year begins” in Las Vegas Review-Journal.
ACS Next Generation Leader Taru Taylor authored “Biden’s Unconstitutional “Bankruptcy Abuse” Act Makes Peons of Student Debtors” in Truthout.
ACS Caruso School of Law Faculty Advisor Christine Chambers Goodman was elected to the American Law Institute.
ACS Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Faculty Advisor Kate Shaw co-authored “One of the Most Brazen Republican Schemes Around Abortion Is Happening in Ohio” in New York Times; and appeared on Chris Hayes’ Why Is This Happening? podcast for an episode on “#WITHpod & 'Strict Scrutiny' crossover”; and on WNYC’s the Brian Lehrer Show for a segment on “Trump Legal News Roundup.”
ACS Houston Lawyer Chapter Leader Robert Landicho was recognized as a 2023 Law360 Rising Star in International Arbitration.
ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter Leader Jeff Mandell was quoted in “Why haven't Wisconsin 'fake electors' been charged?” in Raw Story; and in “Gerrymandering petition filed with Wisconsin Supreme Court” in The Capital Times.
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