ACS Member News: Week of February 1, 2021

ACS Board of Advisors member Erwin Chemerinsky and ACS Next Generation Leader Ngozi Nezianya wrote an op-ed in NBC News about how state legislators are using the U.S. Capitol riot to introduce bills that would limit and undermine peaceful protest.

ACS Next Generation Leader Bo Mahr was named a 2021 New Leaders Council Fellow.

ACS Washington, DC Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Maritza Perez was interviewed on Latino USA about the “racial history behind the War on Drugs . . . and why decriminalization may be the only way to end the persecution of people of color under the guise of drug enforcement.”

ACS Nashville Chapter Board of Advisors member Judge Kevin Sharp was featured in CNN discussing Chris Young’s commutation and mandatory minimums.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the emoluments cases and Chief Justice John Roberts not presiding over the second impeachment trial of President Trump.

ACS member Elise Boddie was named the Rutgers-Newark campus director for The Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice at Rutgers.

ACS member Antonio Ingram authored an op-ed in Blavity News about misinformation and how it “harkens back to worldviews that have not been en vogue since the Middle Ages.”

ACS member Abby Noebels was profiled on’s How I Made Partner describing her career and path to becoming a partner at Susman Godfrey LLP.