ACS Member News: Week of August 5, 2019

ACS President Caroline Fredrickson wrote a piece for Just Security on the importance of Democratic presidential candidates speaking about America’s courts and a piece for the New York Times on what was not stated in Robert Mueller’s recent testimony.

ACS Board of Directors Chair Pam Karlan is featured in The National Law Journal for her upcoming Supreme Court argument time concerning a lawsuit on federal protections for LGBTQ+ workers.

ACS Board Member Adam Winkler spoke on the KQED Forum Podcast on whether the U.S. will reconsider its gun laws after the recent wave of mass shootings and increased calls for action.

ACS Board Member Erwin Chemerinsky is quoted in The Hill speaking about California’s standing in the state’s new tax return law and the 2020 primary ballot.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors Member Daniel Cotter wrote a piece in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on the Department of Justice’s transition from the guardian of justice to a private law firm for the President.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of North Carolina Michael Gerhardt spoke about impeachment on Charlotte’s WFAE.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Cardozo School of Law Kate Shaw discussed the Mueller testimony and how Congressional Republicans mentioned impeachment more than Democrats on ABC News.

ACS Next Generation Leader Jessica Jackson discussed the next steps for criminal justice reform after the ‘First Step Act’ on NBC News.

ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Leader Greta Hansen was included in the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Awards for the County of Santa Clara, California for Hansen’s work on human rights and homeless services.

Founder of Leaders from Law, a project of ACS, Heidi Li Feldman is featured on Newsy discussing Robert Mueller’s recent testimony and is quoted in a Fortune article about what Robert Mueller failed to mention in his recent testimony.

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