Member News: Week of October 15, 2018


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ACS Board Chair Pamela Karlan, Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors member Carolyn Shapiro, and Vice President of Strategic Engagement Jill Dash are quoted in The New York Times regarding the Heritage Foundation’s closed-door “training” of judicial clerks.

ACS Board member Elise Boddie spoke on Bloomberg Law’s podcast about a discrimination suit against Harvard University’s admission practices.

ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky wrote a piece for The Sacramento Bee arguing that California should be the next state to declare the death penalty unconstitutional.

ACS Board member Ruben Garcia is quoted in Mother Jones regarding a “path forward” for organized labor.

ACS Board member Melissa Murray is quoted in Slate addressing the Heritage Foundation’s clerkship boot camp.

ACS Board of Advisors member Debo Adegbile is quoted in VICE concerning the need to expand the protections of the Voting Rights Act once again.

ACS Board of Advisors member Geoffrey Stone is quoted in The Atlantic regarding the “chaotic” Supreme Court confirmation process.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Jamal Greene is quoted in Bloomberg BNA about the need for legislation to set term limits on Supreme Court justices.

ACS Faculty Advisor at the University of Kentucky College of Law Josh Douglas wrote a piece for The Los Angeles Times on how state and local activists are fixing our elections. He also wrote a piece for the Harvard Law Review blog entitled “Democracy Reform, One Ballot at a Time.”

ACS Faculty Advisor at Stetson University College of Law Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is quoted in The Guardian concerning how Kavanaugh might vote on issues of presidential immunity.