ACS Member News: May 2024

ACS Board of Directors Member Aziz Huq was quoted in “US Supreme Court rejects challenge to top consumer finance agency” in The Financial Times.

ACS Board of Advisors Member Adam Winkler was quoted in “US Supreme Court Argument Order Gives Unlucky Lawyers Less Time” in Bloomberg Law; “Nonviolent felons can’t be banned from owning guns, 9th Circuit rules” in The San Francisco Chronicle; “How the NRA has Shaped American Politics” in Scripps News; and “Uvalde families sue Meta and Call of Duty maker on second anniversary of school attack” in The Washington Post.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Ganesh Sitaraman co-authored “The bad news about your airline points” in CNN.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman was quoted in “How to save the Supreme Court from Alito’s ethical malfeasance” in The Washington Post; and “Supreme Court upholds South Carolina election maps that allegedly weakened Black voters” in Raw Story.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Steve Vladeck appeared on Slate’s Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick for a segment on “Opinionpalooza: A Bad June Rising At SCOTUS.”; and was quoted in “Shopping for the Judge You Want Honed to Perfection in Texas” in Bloomberg Law; “Supreme Court saves consumer protection agency after a challenge from conservatives and the payday lending industry” in CNN; and “GOP Officials Are Outsourcing Their Lawsuits to a Far-Right Christian Group” in Rolling Stone.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Erwin Chemerinsky authored “Tech corporations are endangering newspapers — and our democracy. This bill would help” in The Sacramento Bee; and was quoted in “Judges’ boycott of Columbia students is ‘guilt by association’” in The Los Angeles Daily Journal; and “Sacramento strikes back. DA Thien Ho’s bogus homeless lawsuit is on life support” in The Sacramento Bee.

ACS Duquesne University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Faculty Advisor Bruce Ledewitz authored “Neither party will admit the deficit crisis, because they're both guilty” in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; and “The point where protesters' free speech ends” in The Pittsburgh Post- Gazette.

Former ACS DC Lawyer Chapter leader Matthew Kaplan was nominated to serve as Federal Co-chairperson of the Great Lakes Authority.

ACS Member Nancy Gertner was quoted in “Lawmakers Dial Up Pressure on Alito to Recuse from Election Cases” in The New York Times.

ACS Member Geoffrey Stone is celebrating his 50-years of teaching at the University of Chicago Law School; and was quoted in “Will Academic Freedom and Campus Free Speech Survive?” in Inside Higher Ed.