Member News: Week of October 1, 2018


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ACS President Caroline Fredrickson co-wrote an op-ed for USA Today about the FBI inquiry into the allegations against Kavanaugh.

ACS Vice President of Strategic Engagement Jill Dash spoke on NPR about whether Kavanaugh has the ability to reject partisanship and embrace impartiality from the bench.

ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the damage Kavanaugh could do to the Court’s reputation. He also wrote an op-ed for the Sacramento Bee arguing that the Supreme Court’s legitimacy is in question.

ACS Board member Melissa Murray is quoted in TIME regarding whether Kavanaugh could view any issue that touches on the question of sexual misconduct fairly.

ACS Board member Adam Winkler spoke on Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick about what the constitutionalizing of corporate rights can tell us about the current gun debate.

ACS Board of Advisors member Walter Dellinger spoke on the Slow Burn: Secret Tracks podcast about the Clinton impeachment saga.

ACS Board of Advisors member Geoffrey Stone is quoted in The Gate about freedom of expression at the University of Chicago.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Boston College Law School Kent Greenfield spoke on NECN about what we should expect if Kavanaugh ends up on the Supreme Court.

ACS member Steve Sanders wrote an amicus brief in the Iowa Supreme Court in a case in which the ACLU is challenging Iowa’s ban on allowing Medicaid funds to be used for surgery related to gender transition.

ACS member Becca Heller received a 2018 MacArthur Fellowship.