ACS Member News: Week of March 23, 2020

ACS Board of Directors member Alejandra Castillo was interviewed in Ms. Magazine about the effect COVID-19 and self-isolation is having on domestic violence and abuse, and how individuals can help to protect vulnerable people.

ACS Board of Directors member Ruben Garcia was quoted in The Nevada Independent about unemployment insurance eligibility in Nevada during the COVID-19 pandemic and in KNPR with a step-by-step guide of what to do if you lose your job in Nevada.

ACS Board of Directors member Ganesh Sitaraman co-authored an article in The American Prospect about lessons we can learn from the Great Recession that can inform how we respond to the present crisis.

ACS Board of Advisors member Hon. Nancy Gertner co-authored an op-ed in The Boston Globe about the need for Massachusetts to release vulnerable prisoners on medical parole to limit the spread of COVID-19.

ACS Board of Advisors member Ron Klain was interviewed in Vox and in NPR about the expected trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic and what can be done to abate it.

ACS member Erica Hashimoto was mentioned in The National Law Journal about her advocacy for time-served for a detained client whose sentencing is being delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.