ACS Member News: Week of September 28, 2020

ACS Board of Directors member Franita Tolson was quoted in Vox about worst case-scenarios on election day, and in The Guardian about whether requiring people to repay fines and fees prior to voting in Florida amounted to a poll tax.

ACS Board of Directors member Melissa Murray was quoted in The Washington Post about the difficulty of making predictions about the Court before the results of the presidential election are known.

ACS Board of Directors member Melissa Murray and ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Leah Litman authored an op-ed in The Washington Post about the seismic shift at the Supreme Court from a 5-4 conservative majority to a potential 6-3 conservative majority and what this shift means for our country.

ACS Board of Directors member Erwin Chemerinsky and Board of Advisors member Walter E. Dellinger III were quoted in The Baltimore Sun about the difficulty surrounding maneuvering justices off the Supreme Court.

ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Kentucky College of Law Josh Douglas was quoted in the Lexington Herald-Leader noting that “there is no evidence of increased voter fraud among mail-in ballots.”

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored a piece in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the consequences of changes taking place at the Supreme Court in such a short amount of time.

ACS member Daniel Epps was interviewed in Politico on how to reform the Supreme Court in the wake of Justice Ginsburg’s death.