ACS Member News: Week of March 2, 2020

ACS President Russ Feingold authored an article in The Nation about the need for a new civic reckoning to rescue the Constitution’s promise of freedom, equality, and the right to pursue happiness.

ACS Board of Directors member Melissa Murray was on ABC News to discuss the Supreme Court case June Medical Services v. Russo.

ACS Board of Directors member Peter Shane wrote an article in The Atlantic about the President’s attempt to challenge agencies’ ability to go after wrongdoing through administrative adjudication, and his attempt to undermine the independence of agency adjudicators.

ACS Vice President of Strategic Engagement Jill Dash was featured in the Washington Lawyer as a Legal Leader to Watch for the impact she’s made in confronting the inequities women face.

ACS Faculty Advisor at The George Washington University Law School Alan Morrison authored an article in Bloomberg Law about the unlikelihood that the Supreme Court resolves the issue of nationwide injunctions.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was quoted in Roll Call about the role of political contributions to Senate Judiciary Committee members and home-state Senators in judicial nominations.

ACS Next Generation Leader Michael Vargas and ACS members Nishan Bhaumik, Iris Bromberg, Kara Ingelhart, Jason Lee, and Ashwin Phatak were announced by The LGBT Bar as the Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 Honorees.

ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter Leaders Jeff Mandell and Doug Poland were quoted in Isthmus about the right-wing agenda being pursued by the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty.

ACS Student Chapter Leader at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Emily Garcia was highlighted in the Detroit Legal News  for her work in helping kids escape the school-to-prison pipeline.

ACS Student Chapter Leader at University of Michigan Law School Samuel Rubinstein wrote an op-ed in the Gotham Gazette about decriminalizing public order offenses on the New York City transit system.