Member News: Week of September 17, 2018


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ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky wrote an op-ed for The Sacramento Bee arguing that the Senate has very good reasons to reject Kavanaugh, even without the allegations of sexual assault.

ACS Board member Nancy Gertner spoke on Anderson Cooper 360 about Dr. Blasey Ford’s allegations against Kavanaugh and the potential for an FBI investigation. She is also quoted in The New York Times regarding the allegations.

ACS Board member Daniel Goldman is quoted in The Atlantic concerning Michael Flynn’s sentencing.

ACS Board member Melissa Murray spoke on Dahlia Lithwick’s Amicus podcast about what Kavanaugh’s confirmation could mean for reproductive rights. She also spoke on All In with Chris Hayes about the need for an investigation into the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh.

ACS Board member Shira Scheindlin co-wrote a piece for CNN on the “ugly double standard over Kavanaugh’s so-called youth.”

ACS Board member Adam Winkler and ACS Faculty Advisor at Boston College Law School Kent Greenfield spoke on the First Mondays podcast about their new books, both of which focus on corporate personhood.

ACS Board of Advisors member Ronald Klain wrote a piece for The Washington Post about how the Senate Judiciary Committee can learn from past mistakes and do better as it investigates Dr. Blasey Ford’s allegations.

ACS Central Missouri Lawyer Chapter leader Jose Caldera wrote a piece for The St. Louis American about the threat Kavanaugh poses to birth control and abortion rights.

ACS member Sahar Aziz wrote a piece for The New Arab regarding efforts to quash Palestinian activism on campus.