ACS Member News: Week of June 11, 2018

ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky is quoted by NBC News concerning a school cutting off a valedictorian’s speech.

ACS Board member Alejandra Y. Castillo was honored by LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Inc. at its Ninth Annual Latina Trailblazers Breakfast.

ACS Board member Ruben Garcia is quoted by HuffPost regarding the Culinary Workers Union and its success in Las Vegas.

ACS Board member Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. is quoted by addressing two associates at his firm receiving Supreme Court clerkships.

ACS Nashville Chapter Executive Board member Nicholas Alexiou wrote a piece for Above The Law on the importance of judicial clerkships.

ACS Colorado Lawyer Chapter Leader Peg Perl is quoted by The Gazette addressing the ethics violation case against former Secretary of State, Scott Gessler, that was upheld by the Colorado Supreme Court. Perl and ACS Colorado Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Luis Toro were involved in the case.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of Wisconsin Law Robert Yablon co-wrote an opinion piece in The Hill on the upcoming SCOTUS gerrymandering decisions.

ACS member Theodore Roosevelt Shaw gave the 2018 commencement address at University of Washington School of Law, covered by The Root.

ACS State Attorneys General Advisory Committee member Terri Gerstein wrote a piece for NY Daily News arguing that the Supreme Court decision in Husted vs. A. Philip Randolph Institute failed thousands of voters.