ACS Member News: Week of October 12, 2020

ACS Faculty Advisor at Boston College Law School Kent Greenfield wrote on op-ed in WBUR about Judge Barrett and originalism, noting that the “constitution is written at a level of generality that demands interpretation.”

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is featured in Netflix’s Whose Vote Counts, Explained.

ACS Next Generation Leader Allison Lantero authored a Letter to the Editor in The Observer about the need for Notre Dame Law School faculty to apologize for their embarrassing behavior at the White House Rose Garden event.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter was featured in WGN on the confirmation hearings and authored a piece in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the Supreme Court beginning another term during the Barrett confirmation hearings.

ACS Northeast Ohio Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Jeremy Paris wrote an op-ed in CNN about how moving forward with Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings “ at this time and speed tramples on transparency, democracy and respect for the will of the millions of people already voting throughout the country.”

ACS Harvard Law School Student Chapter Leaders Ross Svenson and Katie Cion co-authored an op-ed in WGBH News about the need for elite legal minds to “stop privileging credentials and process over the concrete harms that their peers enact in positions of power.”

ACS member Joel Goldstein authored an op-ed in The Washington Post about myths regarding the 25th Amendment.

ACS member LaShawn Warren wrote an op-ed in The Hill about how Republican leaders are focusing on Judge Barrett’s nomination instead of what communities actually want and need, including economic relief, more accessible elections, and accountable policing.

ACS member Elliot Williams authored an op-ed in CNN about Judge Barrett’s non-answer on the stability and security of our elections.