Member News: Week of February 18, 2019


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ACS President Caroline Fredrickson is quoted in USA Today examining the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case on the census citizenship question. She also spoke on Background Briefing with Ian Masters about Trump’s national emergency declaration.

ACS Board member Cliff Sloan is quoted in the Houston Chronicle concerning the Supreme Court’s decision to bar Texas from executing his client Bobby Moore.

ACS Board of Advisors member Spencer Overton wrote a piece for the Charleston Chronicle on the marginalization of African Americans in higher education.

ACS Board of Advisors member Geoffrey Stone spoke on Bloomberg Law’s podcast about Justice Clarence Thomas’s call for the Supreme Court to reconsider New York Times v. Sullivan.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck wrote a piece for NBC News analyzing Justice Thomas’s criticism of New York Times v. Sullivan and Trump’s attacks on libel laws. He also wrote a piece for Just Security unpacking the legal issues surrounding Hoda Muthana.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Loyola Law School Jessica Levinson, ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Connecticut School of Law Douglas Spencer, ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson Law Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board member Renato Mariotti, and ACS members Peter Shane and Jed Shugerman are quoted in Vox regarding the legality of President Trump’s national emergency declaration.

ACS Columbus Lawyer Chapter Chair Michael Corey is quoted in Columbus CEO regarding his work as executive director of the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County.

ACS member Steve Sanders is quoted in the Kokomo Tribune concerning the lack of statewide LGBT protections in Indiana.

ACS member Peter Shane spoke on CBS News about the 16 states suing over Trump's national emergency declaration.