Member News: Week of October 8, 2018


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ACS Board member Elise Boddie wrote a piece for The New York Times about a lawsuit challenging the use of race in college admissions.

ACS Board member Melissa Murray spoke on MSNBC about the upcoming Supreme Court cases involving double jeopardy and congressional power.

ACS Board member Donald Verrilli is quoted in the Baltimore Sun regarding how quickly the Supreme Court will shift right with the addition of Kavanaugh.

ACS Board Member Adam Winkler’s book, We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights, was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

ACS Board of Advisors member Walter Dellinger is quoted in Bloomberg about the challenges Justice Kavanaugh faces in his first days on the bench.

ACS Board of Advisors member Linda Greenhouse wrote an op-ed for The New York Times about the lessons Kavanaugh could learn from former Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck wrote a piece for NBC examining Congress’s reluctance to limit Trump’s war powers.

ACS Faculty Advisor at Loyola Law School Justin Levitt wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times about Brett Kavanaugh’s “naked partisanship.”

ACS Faculty Advisor at University of Pennsylvania Law School Kermit Roosevelt is quoted in The Daily Pennsylvanian about what Kavanaugh’s confirmation means for affirmative action at elite institutions.

ACS member Jarrett Adams spoke on The Beat with Ari Melber about the Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke’s second-degree murder conviction.