ACS Member News: February 2023

ACS Board of Directors Member Michele Goodwin has been selected as the featured speaker at Arizona State University’s annual John P. Frank Memorial Lecture.    

ACS Board of Directors Member Melissa Murray was quoted in “Roberts Tries to Stay Above Fray as High Court’s Standing Falls” and in “Pence to Challenge Special Counsel Subpoena in Trump Probe” in Bloomberg Law. 

ACS Board of Directors Member Joyce Vance was quoted in “Mike Pence Is 'Essential Witness' for Trump Prosecution: Ex-U.S. Attorney” in Newsweek. 

ACS Board of Directors Member Peter Shane developed and hosts Democracy's Chief Executive podcast. 

ACS Board of Advisors Member Reuben Guttman co-authored "The Travesty of The US News Rankings:  How Legal Education Should Be Measured," in The Emory Corporate Governance Review. 

ACS Board of Advisors Member Adam Winkler was featured in “‘Ask me anything’: UCLA Law’s Adam Winkler talks gun rights on Reddit” in UCLA Newsroom; was quoted in “UC experts discuss policy responses to California mass shootings” in Daily Bruin; in “LA County Moves Forward On Gun Control Measures, But Could Face Legal Challenges” in LAist; and in “Old Racist Gun Laws Enter Modern-Day Legal Battles” in The Wall Street Journal.   

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Erwin Chemerinsky was quoted: in “Decades after California’s affirmative action ban, legal debate stalls funding for Black students” in Los Angeles Times; and “A school threat. Do you send your child or keep them home?;” and authored “When can state governments sue the United States?” in ABA Journal. 

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman was quoted in “Terrible Ideas Keep Inching Closer to Reality, Thanks to Supreme Court Conservatives” in Esquire. 

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Steve Vladeck was quoted in “Supreme Court rules in favor of death row inmate John Cruz” in Revolt; in “Mike Pence effort to block January 6 testimony could succeed, experts say” in The Guardian; and in “Tech giants fear SCOTUS cases could wreak havoc on the internet” in ABA Journal. 

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors Member Alison Siegler was quoted in “Sam Bankman-Fried’s bail deal could be revoked over internet use, judge warns’” in Los Angeles Times. 

ACS Chicago-Kent Faculty Advisor Carolyn Shapiro was quoted in: “How a major election theory case at the U.S. Supreme Court could get thrown out” in NPR; in “State Solicitors General to Have Big Week at US Supreme Court” in Bloomberg Law; and in “Democrat accuses Republicans of ‘power grab’ in North Carolina voting rights cases” in The Guardian.  

ACS Marquette University Faculty Advisor Atiba Ellis will be Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.   

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board Member Daniel Cotter authored: “The continued Supreme Court conflicts condition: Questions keep coming;” “Moore no more? SCOTUS jurisdiction, N.C. rehearing cast shadow over case;” and “Though not tech savvy, justices weigh fate of internet’s future, Section 230” in Chicago Daily Bulletin.  

ACS State AG Project Council of Advisors Member Jonathan Miller authored “Ron DeSantis' war against free speech is really all about abortion” in Salon. 

Former ACS Arizona Lawyer Chapter Co-President Andrew Jacobs was appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals by Governor, Katie Hobbs.   

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Juan Thomas was awarded the Diversity Champion’s Award by the American Bar Association.  

ACS Member Molly Bowen was named Partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC.  

ACS Member Jamie Hoag was named the Chief of Staff for Massachusetts Attorney General, Andrea Campbell.  

ACS Member Elise Boddie was appointed to Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General by The United States Department of Justice. 

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