ACS Member News: Week of August 10, 2020

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Steve Vladeck authored an article in Slate about the Supreme Court’s “shadow docket,” and how “these rulings are quietly shaping the rules of the upcoming elections, how governments can (and can’t) respond to COVID, the resumption of the federal death penalty, and more.”

ACS Tampa Lawyer Chapter Leader William M. Myers authored an op-ed in the Tampa Bay Times on the SAFE TO WORK Act noting that it “provides employers with immunity from lawsuits when their workers get sick from coronavirus” and “puts all of us — and our economy — at risk.”

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter wrote in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the reactions to the four-part series on addressing the leaks and internal workings of the Supreme Court.

ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter President Jeffrey Mandell and Director At Large Douglas Poland wrote an op-ed in The Progressive about the fight for democracy in Wisconsin.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of Idaho College of Law Shaakirrah R. Sanders was a panelist at a City Club of Boise virtual forum on “Racism In Idaho And Beyond.”

ACS Faculty Advisor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law Jessie Hill authored an article in the Virginia Law Review detailing attempts to limit abortion access under the authority of “executive orders limiting ‘non-essential,’ ‘non-urgent,’ or ‘elective’ medical and surgical procedures.”

ACS Member Terri Gerstein co-authored a piece in Morning Consult outlining how cities and states can protect workers from COVID, despite a lagging federal response.

ACS Member Brittney Bulawa was recently named a 2020 Brimmer Scholar recipient for the Judge Clarence A. Brimmer Scholarship Program.