ACS Member News: Week of April 19, 2021

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Leah Litman was chosen by students at the University of Michigan Law School to receive the 2021 L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck authored an op-ed in MSNBC about “Why the GOP is so adamantly against D.C. statehood" looking at both Constitutional text and D.C. history.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law Jessie Hill was quoted in Talking Points Memo about the Supreme Court’s silence on abortion.

ACS Co-Faculty Advisor at Loyola Law School Justin Levitt has joined the Biden-Harris administration as a senior policy adviser on voting issues.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the use of the shadow docket in an appeal of a “California ban prohibiting the gathering of more than three families in a single home for religious ceremonies.”

ACS Knoxville Lawyer Chapter President Luke Ihnen was named a 2021-2022 Adjunct Professor for the University of Tennessee College of Law.

ACS member John Pollock was quoted in The Appeal discussing a Maryland bill that would provide access to counsel for low-income tenants facing eviction noting that “Momentum is building to ensure every tenant has a right to counsel.”

ACS member Elliot Williams contributed to an op-ed in CNN about how the Chauvin trial was really a test case for society—a test of “what happens when overwhelming evidence is set against a frustrating legal and cultural reality.”