ACS Member News: Weeks of November 23 & 30, 2020

ACS Board of Directors member Alejandra Castillo co-authored an article in Ms. Magazine about the need to reimagine the future of work and child care post COVID-19 and beyond.

ACS Next Generation Leader Chris Edmunds, ACS Faculty Advisor at Seattle University School of Law Charlotte Garden, and ACS members Samuel Bagenstos, Rick Hasen, Lisa Heinzerling, and Lina Khan were quoted and mentioned in The American Prospect on how Congress can reclaim its power and counteract the courts.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Howard University School of Law Justin Hansford and ACS member Elorm Sallah were quoted in preLaw Magazine about racial justice and civil rights programs at Howard University School of Law, the top school for racial justice.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Co-Chair Dan Cotter authored pieces in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the potential impact of dark money on the courts and about judicial independence following Justice Alito’s November 12th speech.

ACS Washington DC Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Marissa Ditkowsky authored an article in the American Bar Association about technological accommodations for disabled lawyers.

ACS New Orleans Lawyer Chapter Board of Directors member Jamila Johnson was quoted in Vice News about Edwards v. Vannoy noting that “split jury convictions were a product of the state’s desire to silence Black jurors and incarcerate Black defendants.”

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Steven Levin was quoted in the Chicago Sun-Times about Symphony Care Network’s failure to prepare for COVID-19 in its nursing homes.

ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter President Jeff Mandell was quoted in The Washington Post noting that the courts would view President Trump’s challenges to Wisconsin absentee ballots “very skeptically.”

ACS University of Kansas School of Law Chapter Leader Ellen Bertels and ACS member Ramis Wadood were awarded 2021 Skadden Fellowships.

ACS Georgia State University College of Law Chapter Leader Breonna Glover was featured in the Georgia State News Hub discussing her path to law school, her role as the Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator for the ACS Georgia State Student Chapter, and the importance of accessible and high-quality education.