Member News: Week of August 20, 2018

ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinksy is quoted in The San Diego Union-Tribune concerning California’s bail reform bill.

ACS Board member Daniel Goldman is quoted in The New York Times regarding Manafort’s guilty verdict and Cohen’s guilty plea.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck spoke on NPR about Trump's former attorney pleading guilty to tax fraud and other charges.

ACS Faculty Advisor at John Marshall Law School Steven Schwinn wrote a piece for Constitutional Law Prof Blog on letters sent to Grassley and Feinstein by former attorneys in the Office of Legal Counsel on Judge Kavanaugh's views on presidential authority.

ACS Chair of the Milwaukee Lawyer Chapter Craig Mastantuono closed a pro bono case that culminated in the release of Baron Walker, the inmate featured in 'Milwaukee 53206' documentary.

ACS Board Member of the Chicago Lawyer Chapter Renato Mariotti wrote a piece for Politico explaining how Manafort and Cohen changed the trajectory of Trump’s presidency.

ACS member Nick Klinefeldt wrote a piece for The Des Moines Register criticizing Jeff Sessions’s approach to the nation’s drug problem.

ACS Member Bill Groth wrote a piece for the The Journal Gazette arguing that confirming Kavanaugh “will only accelerate the court's already-clear bias in favor of corporations.”

ACS Vice President of Strategic Engagement Jill Dash is quoted in The Des Moines Register regarding Jeff Sessions’s comment that judges should be independent and not inject their political viewpoints.