ACS Member News: Week of April 16, 2018

ACS President Caroline Fredrickson is quoted by The Hill regarding ACS’s open letter to The Federalist Society calling for a united effort to avert a constitutional crisis relating to the special counsel’s investigation. Fredrickson is also quoted by Reuters addressing the need for a joint defense of Robert Mueller. Above the Law also covered ACS’s letter.

Former ACS Board member James Forman Jr. received a Pulitzer for his book, ‘Locking up Our Own’.

ACS Board member Nancy Gertner wrote a piece for The New York Times discussing the concerted effort led by Sean Hannity to smear Robert Mueller.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Elliot Williams wrote a piece for The Hill addressing Trump administration’s immigration court quota.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Cornell Law School Michael Dorf wrote a piece for Newsweek concerning judicial nominee, Wendy Vitter’s, refusal to say Brown v. Board of Education was decided correctly.

ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Kentucky College of Law Joshua Douglas is quoted by The Washington Post addressing lowering the voting age.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana and ACS State Attorneys General Project Advisory Committee member Anthony Johnstone wrote a piece for The Conversation on teaching the Second Amendment to his law students.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law and panelist at the 2018 ACS Convention Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted by NBC News concerning a payment made to Trump’s bodyguard by his campaign.

ACS Next Generation Leader and Chapter President at Case Western Reserve University School of Law Taru Taylor wrote a piece for Truthout concerning policing and reasonable suspicion. Taylor also wrote a piece for The Observer about police officer behavior on his campus.

ACS member Matt Wood testified before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Communications and Technology in support of restoring the Federal Communications Commission’s Title rules.