ACS Member News: Week of May 28, 2018

ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky is quoted by The Seattle Times addressing a judge’s decision to throw out a 2016 California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. The Washington Post also quoted Chemerinsky in a piece concerning free speech on college campuses.

ACS Board member Ruben Garcia is quoted by Fox News addressing the Culinary Union strike in Las Vegas and its potential impact.

ACS Board member Shira A. Scheindlin wrote a piece for The Guardian arguing that Trump’s hard-right judicial nominees will do lasting damage to our country.

ACS Board of Advisors member Geoffrey Stone wrote a piece for Rolling Stone concerning the NFL, Roseanne Barr, and free speech. Stone is also quoted by The Chicago Tribune concerning the Illinois House’s decision to finally ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Northwestern University School of Law Deborah Tuerkheimer wrote a piece for The Washington Post concerning statutes of limitations in rape cases. Tuerkheimer is also quoted by The Guardian addressing the impact Harvey Weinstein’s arrest had on the #MeToo movement.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law Louis J. Virelli III is quoted by Tampa Bay Online concerning a racist tweet made by a lawyer running for Pinellas-Pasco circuit judgeship.

ACS member Daniel Hemel wrote a piece for Slate addressing how states can counteract the Supreme Court’s ruling in Epic Systems v. Lewis.