ACS Member News: Week of October 14, 2019

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck authored a piece in The Washington Post about what could happen if Trump ignored a divided Supreme Court ruling against him.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Alison Siegler was quoted in a front-page story in the Chicago Tribune about efforts she and the University of Chicago’s Federal Criminal Justice Clinic led to have charges against 43 defendants dismissed on grounds that the cases were racially biased.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Daniel Cotter wrote an opinion piece in the Des Moines Register about how 2nd Circuit nominee Steven Menashi is one of Trump’s most radical picks and also authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin previewing upcoming cases in the Supreme Court term including June Medical Services v. Gee and Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins. 

ACS Member Reginald Turner Jr. was awarded the 2019 Neal Shine Award for Exemplary Regional Leadership for his work improving regional cooperation, understanding and progress in the metro Detroit area.

ACS Members Heidi Li Feldman, David Pozen, and Elizabeth Wydra were mentioned in a CBC News article about whether or not the U.S. is in a constitutional crisis.

Alice K. Nelson was selected as the recipient of the ACS Tampa Lawyer Chapter’s 2019 George Sheldon Public Interest Award.