ACS Member News: Week of February 8, 2021

ACS Board of Directors member Franita Tolson was quoted in Mother Jones discussing the need for courts to “look[] at how voting requirements disenfranchise eligible voters” instead of “looking for bad actors.”

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck authored an op-ed in NBC News on the Senate impeachment trial noting that “we, the people, can and should hold our elected representatives accountable for not taking the Constitution seriously.”

ACS Faculty Advisor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Kate Shaw was featured on ABC News’ This Week discussing the constitutionality of impeaching former officials.

ACS Next Generation Leader Mohammed Alam provided tips in the University at Buffalo School of Law Blog on studying for the bar exam during a pandemic.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the Supreme Court removing two immigration cases from the oral arguments calendar.

ACS Columbus Lawyer Chapter Co-President Kyle Strickland authored an op-ed in The Columbus Dispatch noting that “[t]o achieve racial equity, we must root out the racism that lives within all of our systems” and that the “racial disparities and inequality that we see today are linked to our country’s legacy of slavery, white supremacy and systemic racism.”

ACS Delaware Law School Chapter President Kevin Caneco authored an op-ed in Delaware State News encouraging the state to rethink the bar exam.

ACS member Molly Greene wrote in The Appeal about the need for the Senate to answer President Biden’s call for public interest judicial nominees.

ACS member Renato Mariotti authored an op-ed in Politico noting the importance and possible impact of witness testimony during Trump’s second impeachment trial.

ACS member Elliot Williams authored an op-ed in CNN about Ginni Thomas and the ethical code of conduct for justices and their spouses.