Member News: Week of September 3, 2018


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ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky spoke on KPCC regarding Kavanaugh’s judicial history and how it might predict his stance on future issues. He also wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times about Kavanaugh’s likening of Supreme Court justices to “umpires.”

ACS Board member Shira Scheindlin wrote a piece for The Guardian addressing whether Brett Kavanaugh should occupy the swing vote seat.

ACS Board member Adam Winkler is quoted in The Atlantic regarding the Court’s “preference for legal formalities over how we know the law is being implemented on the ground.”

ACS Board of Advisors member Walter Dellinger is quoted in The New York Times regarding President Trump’s interference in an ongoing criminal investigation.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Justin Driver wrote a piece for The New York Times regarding public school students’ constitutional rights.

ACS Board of Academic Advisors member Steve Vladeck is quoted in the Texas Tribune regarding why Kavanaugh’s confirmation would be good news for the state’s legislature.

ACS State Attorneys General Project Advisory Committee member Terri Gerstein wrote a piece for Slate about workers’ rights and the new film Sorry to Bother You.

ACS member Alan Brownstein wrote an op-ed for The Hill arguing that originalism conflicts with “American reality and American ideals.”

ACS member Lisa Hayes wrote a piece for the CDT blog on why Brett Kavanaugh is the wrong choice for the Supreme Court.