ACS Member News: November 2022

ACS Board of Directors Member Aziz Huq was quoted in “How a GOP House could affect the student loan forgiveness plan” in The Hill and in “The tragedy of John Roberts” in The Washington Post. 

ACS Board of Directors Member Melissa Murray was quoted in “O’Connor’s Affirmative Action Timeline May Undermine Precedent” in Bloomberg Law.       

ACS Board of Directors Member Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.) authored Democrats: Fill All Judicial Vacancies Now! in Newsweek. 

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Erwin Chemerinsky authored “Stakes are high as Supreme Court considers affirmative action cases” in ABA Journal, and was quoted in “Supreme Court poised to sharply advance the law to the right” in The New Yorker.    

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman was quoted in “The Trump-appointed judge who blocked Biden's student-loan forgiveness compared the debt relief to a law enabling Hitler” in Business Insider and, in “The Democrats’ Last Stand in Wisconsin” in The New York Times.    

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Steve Vladeck was quoted in “Conservative U.S. judge mocks Federalist Society's critics at annual convention” in Reuters; in “11th Circuit judge pokes fun at Federalist Society critics in convention remarks” in ABA Journal; in “Why a Trump-appointed Texas judge blocked Biden's student-debt cancellation plan” in Business Insider; and authored “The judge blocking student loan relief for millions is wrong about the law” in CNN.     

Next Generation Leader Taru Taylor authored Mayor Bibb and Issue 24 - a police reform spokesmodelin   

ACS Duke Law School Co-Faculty Advisor Neil Siegel was quoted in “Harvard Law School Panel Reviews Proposed Plans to Reform SCOTUS” in The Harvard Crimson. 

ACS University of Alabama School of Law Faculty Advisor Joyce Vance was quoted in “Donald Trump Might Announce White House Run On The Day He’s Scheduled To Testify Before January 6 Committee” in Vanity Fair; in “Trump Tries To Avoid Testifying Yet Again By Suing January 6 Committee” in Vanity Fair; in “Pence Condemns Trump for January 6 Attack as Both Prep for Presidential Runs” in Truthout; and in “Inside the Justice Department’s decision on whether to charge Trump in Mar-a-Lago case” in NBC News.   

ACS Chicago-Kent Faculty Advisor Carolyn Shapiro was quoted in “What’s at stake in Supreme Court battle over controversial legal theory about who controls elections in NBC News.  

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board Member Dan Cotter authored “Deference to administrative agencies comes under top court’s microscope” and, “Negative SCOTUS action? Affirmative action on court’s chopping block” in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. 

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors Geoffrey R. Stone was quoted in “Has America Outgrown Affirmative Action?” in The New York Times, and in “Supreme Court Appears Fully Ready To Gut Affirmative Action” in Vanity Fair.   

ACS Director of Chapters Peggy Li and ACS Houston Lawyer Chapter Board Member Robert Landicho, were recognized as Election Heroes by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.   

ACS Member Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was featured in “Candidates and political action committees spent nearly $17 billion on midterms” on NPR. 

ACS Member Caleb Hayes-Deats authored “Why the Senate Must Start Confirming Federal Judges, and Fast” in Bloomberg Law. 

Former ACS Board Member Alejandra Y. Castillo was featured in “Building A Stronger And More Equitable Economy: A Conversation With Alejandra Y. Castillo, Assistant Secretary Of The U.S. Economic Development Administration in Forbes. 

Former ACS Chapter leader Jamie Long was appointed as the next majority leader of Minnesota House of Representatives. 

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