Member News: Week of April 15, 2019

ACS President Caroline Fredrickson wrote an op-ed for The New York Times on the redacted Mueller report. She also wrote a piece for The American Prospect asking whether we can learn from the right’s strategic coherence without emulating their ideas or their contempt for democracy.

ACS Board Chair Pamela Karlan is quoted in CNN regarding Judge Carlton Reeves’ view of an independent judiciary.

ACS Board member Dawn Smalls is quoted in the Gotham Gazette regarding a bill to expand the public matching funds available to candidates under New York’s campaign finance program.

ACS Board of Advisors member Linda Greenhouse wrote an op-ed for The New York Times about the corrosion of the Supreme Court justices’ ability to work together.

ACS Board of Advisors member Dawn Johnsen joined with other law school faculty members to establish an endowed professorship honoring Juanita Kidd Stout, the first black woman to serve on a state supreme court.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Leah Litman received a Professor of the Year Award from students at UC Irvine School of Law.

ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Kentucky College of Law Josh Douglas’ new book, “Vote For Us,” is quoted in The New York Times.

ACS Bay Area Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Jessica Jackson spoke on ABC7 about her work with Kim Kardashian on criminal justice reform issues.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Steven Levin wrote a piece for Herald & Review on the need to adequately staff nursing homes.

ACS Milwaukee Lawyer Chapter Chair Craig Mastantuono was appointed to Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ Judicial Selection Advisory Committee.