ACS Member News: Week of May 4, 2020

ACS Board of Directors member Pam Karlan and ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Jamal Greene were appointed to an independent Oversight Board for content on Facebook and Instagram.

ACS Board of Advisors member Ron Klain was interviewed on In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt about responding to a pandemic.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Leah Litman authored an article in Slate about the possibility that the Supreme Court may soon strengthen the president’s power over federal personnel.

ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Kentucky College of Law Josh Douglas authored an op-ed on CNN about Kentucky’s expansion of vote-by-mail for its June 23 primary, and how that should be extended to the general election and beyond.

ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Virginia School of Law Richard Schragger was quoted in Courthouse News about gubernatorial authority during crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACS Next Generation Leader and Hoosier Lawyer Chapter Leader Liane Groth Hulka was quoted in The Hill about voter suppression via the refusal to provide the U.S. Postal Service with emergency relief.

ACS Next Generation Leader Mohammed Alam and ACS University at Buffalo School of Law Student Chapter Leaders Trek Fulater, Karen Lillie, and Brian Whitney were quoted in the University at Buffalo School of Law about their ACS chapter’s stellar year.

ACS Next Generation Leader Molly Bowen authored an article in Law360 about what the rapid change to the federal bench under the Trump administration means for securities cases.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors members Cindy Hyndman and Carolyn Shapiro were interviewed in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about their experiences arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter wrote in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about how the Supreme Court will conduct its oral arguments in May, and about how the Court ruled that the NRA challenge to New York’s gun law was moot.

ACS University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Student Chapter President Alixis Russell was profiled in the University of Louisville News about balancing her final semester at law school with being called to active duty for the Kentucky National Guard.

ACS member James Alt was quoted in The Journal Gazette about virtual graduation and swearing-in ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACS members Luis Fuentes-Rohwer and Steve Sanders received the Trustees’ Teaching Award from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.