ACS Member News: Week of July 22, 2019

ACS Board member Alejandra Castillo will be honored with the 2019 Medallion of Excellence for a Distinguished Alumnus by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law Joseph Thai is quoted in The New York Times regarding his personal experience of being told to “go back.”

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter spoke on WTAX News Radio and WJBC about the legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board member Juan Thomas was appointed to serve on the Illinois State Bar Association Board of Governors.

ACS Next Generation Leader Jessica Jackson spoke on NBC News about what’s next in criminal justice reform after the ‘First Step Act.’

ACS Next Generation Leader Taru Taylor wrote an article for Truthout about reparations for black Americans.

2019 ACS Convention speaker Wesley Bell is quoted in The Guardian about progressive prosecutors blazing a new path for the US justice system.

ACS member Luke Brussell spoke on Two Broads Talking Politics Podcast about what a progressive judiciary would look like.