ACS Member News: Week of March 29, 2021

ACS Board of Directors member Peter Shane authored an op-ed in The Regulatory Review about “the reach and limitations of presidential power.”

ACS Board of Advisors members Dawn Smalls and Victor Kovner, and ACS members Jerry Goldfeder, Deborah Archer, and Michael Waldman were listed in City & State New York’s The 2021 Law Power 100 List.

ACS Board of Advisors member Geoffrey Stone will receive the University of Chicago’s 2021 Norman Maclean Award for “extraordinary contributions to teaching and to the student experience within the University community.”

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Genevieve Lakier was quoted in The Chicago Tribune regarding the right of social media platforms to ban whomever they want and noted her “alarm[] at the idea that companies providing the basic tools to run a website  . . . could be pressured to withhold their services.”

ACS Houston Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Robert Landicho was named to the 2021 Texas Rising Stars List by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters).

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about how the government is changing its positions in Supreme Court cases with the arrival of President Joe Biden.

ACS University of Virginia School of Law Board of Directors member Morgan Maloney co-authored an article in the Richmond Public Interest Law Review titled, “Remembering the Ladies: Taking a Look at Some of Virginia's Most Notable Female Leaders as Virginia Fights for Recognition of the Equal Rights Amendment.”

ACS member Fatima Goss Graves was quoted in Fortune about the importance of looking at gender wage gap numbers alongside unemployment rates to have a more nuanced understanding of the wage gap.

ACS member Rick Hasen was quoted in Vox about Georgia’s new, restrictive voting law noting that it makes “election administration even more partisan” and that this is a “move in exactly the wrong direction.”

ACS member Renato Mariotti was quoted in WBEZ Chicago about New York City prosecutors investigating Donald Trump querying Cook County officials about property records involving the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago.

ACS member Christopher Poulos authored an op-ed in Crosscut about House Bill 1078, which would restore voting rights to formerly incarcerated people.