ACS Member News: Week of October 7, 2019


ACS Board of Directors Member Tim Burns has been appointed to the Commission on Uniform State Laws by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers.  

ACS Board of Directors Member Melissa Murray was recently on CNN discussing the second whistleblower and the impeachment inquiry.  

ACS Board of Academic Advisors Member Leah Litman authored an article in The Atlantic about how June Medical could unfortunately lead to the Court ending access to safe, legal abortion even without overturning Roe v. Wade.   

ACS Next Generation Leader and Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors Member Mary Kelly Persyn and ACS Member Kelsi Corkran filed an Amicus Brief in the Supreme Court describing the impact of DACA rescission on recipients’ children. 

 ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors Member Chris McLamb authored an op-ed in The Hill about the whistleblower complaint, which prompted the impeachment inquiry. 

ACS Central Missouri Board of Directors Member Frank Bowman wrote an article in Just Security arguing that a letter the White House recently released distorts both law and history on impeachment. 

ACS Western New York Chapter Leader Frank Housh successfully defended his client in a trial; his client was found not guilty 

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Daniel Cotter wrote an article in The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin discussing Trump nominee Steven Menashi for the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York. 

ACS Vice President of Strategic Engagement Jill Dash and ACS Member Kelsi Corkran were mentioned in a Quartz article discussing Belva Lockwood’s impact on the legal field.  

ACS Member Terri Gerstein authored a piece in the American Prospect about workers rights for the whistleblower involved in impeachment investigations. 

ACS Member Amanda Frost wrote an article in The Atlantic about the Trump Administration’s undermining of the Fourteenth Amendment’s citizenship guarantee.