ACS Member News: Week of April 5, 2021

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Jamal Greene was interviewed on the Commonwealth Club of California Podcast about his new book, How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights Is Tearing America Apart, and the need to recouple rights for all with justice for all.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck was quoted in CNN noting how “Justice Thomas's opinion represents the first time that we've seen a Supreme Court Justice appear to endorse the view  . . . that private social media platforms should potentially be subject to significant government regulation notwithstanding the First Amendment.”

ACS Next Generation Leader Jay Forester and ACS member Matt Haynie were selected as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of Kentucky College of Law Josh Douglas was quoted in the Courier-Journal about the Kentucky legislature’s expansion of voting access during a time when partisan battles over voting rights are taking place across the country.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments on whether the NCAA eligibility rules regarding compensation of student-athletes violate federal antitrust laws.

ACS Columbus Lawyer Chapter Co-President Kyle Strickland was interviewed in Fox 28 Columbus and highlighted in The Columbus Dispatch about his appointment to the city’s first ever Civilian Police Review Board.

ACS member Rick Hasen was interviewed on The Dan Abrams Podcast about Georgia’s new voting law and how legal challenges might affect the legislation and what issues may come up in court.

ACS member Alexis Hoag was interviewed on CBS This Morning about the Derek Chauvin trial.

The ACS Student Chapter at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law was awarded “Best New Student Organization” and “Best Collaboration of the Year” alongside the Lambda Law Society for their event, “Box v. Henderson Case Discussion: Equality for Indiana Families.”