ACS Member News: Week of February 22, 2021

ACS Board of Directors members Garrett Epps and Melissa Murray, and ACS member K. Sabeel Rahman were featured in Netflix’s Amend: The Fight for America.

ACS Board of Directors member Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. and ACS Board of Advisors member Walter E. Dellinger III were profiled in The New Yorker for their work in coordinating with the Biden campaign to safeguard the 2020 election.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Doron Kalir authored an op-ed in about how the Senate impeachment proceedings of Donald Trump had no resemblance to an actual trial.

ACS Next Generation Leader Jessica Smith-Peterson was selected as a 2021 Legacy Builder Award Recipient by the NAACP Las Vegas.

ACS Next Generation Leader Melissa Wasser was profiled by The Ohio State University about her career and her time at The Ohio State.

ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter President Jeff Mandell was quoted in The Washington Post about reckoning with Trump’s post-election chaos in Wisconsin and the need for accountability.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Alison Siegler co-authored an op-ed in The New York Times about how Merrick Garland can bring bail reform to the federal justice system.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin highlighting the 142nd anniversary of women being allowed to argue before the Supreme Court.

ACS member Joi Chaney has been announced as the executive director of the Washington bureau and SVP for policy and advocacy at the National Urban League.

ACS member César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández was quoted in WBEZ Chicago discussing how the lack of oversight for immigrants detained in county jails in Illinois can leave immigrants vulnerable.