ACS Member News: Week of October 21, 2019

ACS President Emerita Caroline Fredrickson was elected to The American Law Institute and recently published an article in the New York Times about the House’s congressional duties to provide oversight during the impeachment inquiry.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Kate Andrias published an article on the political economy of labor and the Constitution in the Law and Political Economy Blog.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman authored an article in Slate regarding the Trump administration’s selective enforcement of environmental laws to strain California cities.

ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter President Jeffrey Mandell recently had a piece published in the Wisconsin Law Review entitled “Wisconsin Supreme Court Quietly Rewrote the Legal Standard Governing Stays Pending Appeal, Leaving Circuit Courts Effectively Powerless to Enjoin Unconstitutional Statutes” and also authored an article in the Wisconsin Examiner discussing this recent action taken by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Daniel Cotter authored an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about President Trump’s judicial nominees and other legal news highlights.

ACS Georgia Lawyer Chapter Leader Bryan Sells recently testified before the House Committee on the Judiciary on Legislative Proposals to Strengthen the Voting Rights Act.

ACS Central Missouri Lawyer Chapter Leader Frank Bowman wrote an article in The Atlantic debunking the misconception that “high crimes and misdemeanors” requires an indictable crime.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Wake Forest University School of Law Kami Chavis was on NPR’s WAMU 88.5 Morning Edition to discuss the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson in her home by a Fort Worth police officer.

ACS Member Gary Norman has been named the Respect-ability Volunteer of the Month for October.