Member News: Week of August 27, 2018


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ACS President Caroline Fredrickson is quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding the missing Kavanaugh documents. She is also quoted in the Marin Independent Journal addressing Kavanaugh’s views on presidential power.

ACS Board Chair Pamela Karlan is quoted in The Washington Post concerning President Trump’s contempt for law and legal process.

ACS Board member Alejandra Castillo is quoted in Business Wire regarding the introduction of the Impact Shares YWCA Women’s Empowerment ETF.

ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky wrote a piece for the ABA Journal explaining what’s at stake if Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court. He also wrote an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee arguing that a bill to increase transparency would help hold police accountable in California.

ACS Board member Nancy Gertner is quoted in the Boston Globe addressing a judge’s ruling that a lawsuit by immigrants against ICE and DHS can proceed.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck is quoted in The Washington Post regarding the possibility of President Trump firing Jeff Sessions. He is also quoted in the Texas Tribune addressing Trump’s impact on the federal bench.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote a piece for CNBC about the campaign finance laws that Michael Cohen broke.

ACS Iowa Lawyer Chapter Chair Adam Kenworthy wrote a piece for The Gazette on the closing of the University of Iowa Labor Center.

ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Carolyn Shapiro wrote a piece for SCOTUSblog putting Supreme Court confirmation hearings in context.