ACS Member News: Week of April 6, 2020

ACS Board of Directors member Erwin Chemerinsky was quoted in Vanity Fair about the federal government’s lack of leadership in its responsibilities to organize and distribute resources.

ACS Board of Directors member Garrett Epps authored an article in The Atlantic about the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision this week forcing Wisconsin voters to choose whether to defy a stay-at-home order or forfeit their right to vote.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Leah Litman authored an article in The Atlantic, criticizing the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision rolling back an absentee-ballot extension in Wisconsin, thus forcing residents to choose between voting and staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was quoted in Roll Call about shareholders being concerned with the lack of transparency in corporate political spending.

ACS Next Generation Leader Jay Forester and ACS member Matthew Haynie were named 2020 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.

ACS Next Generation Leader Jessica Jackson was profiled in Heavy about her career and how it led her to work on the documentary The Justice Project. She was also quoted in TIME about the need for law enforcement to adapt their practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACS Lawyer Chapter Fellow Jake Mazeitis was quoted in the OU Daily about his role as the Chair & University of Oklahoma Representative on the Student Advisory Board to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

ACS Student Chapter Leader at American University Washington College of Law Limayli Huguet and ACS member Jasmine Yunus were selected as If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellows.