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ACS Minnesota: Public Interest Happy Hour

May 30, 2024
Are you a public interest lawyer? Work for a non-profit, government office, or other public interest organization? Volunteer or are involved in a public interest organization? Interested in pursuing a public interest career? Support the work of those engaged in public interest work? Or just want to learn more about what "public interest" is? If […]
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How Reverse Search Warrants Allow Google Searches to be Handed to Police

May 29, 2024
Reverse search warrants require a provider–almost always Google–to search through its entire database of location and keyword search data to identify all users or devices that have been in a geographic area during a certain time period and any person who has entered a certain word or phrase into a search engine. These warrants pose […]
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ACS CA: The Constitution and Voting Rights: A Conspicuous Failure

May 29, 2024
To understand the source of the crises currently threatening the survival of our system of government, we must look to our history. The delegates’ omissions from the US Constitution have spawned significant misconceptions that now threaten the survival of our system of government. It is therefore vital to explore these omissions. Please join the ACS […]
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ACS Madison: Qualified Immunity: How to Steer Your Case Around It (or Through It)

May 23, 2024
Please join the ACS Madison and Milwaukee Lawyer Chapters, and the ACS UW Madison Law School Student Chapter for a hybrid discussion on qualified immunity with Jeff Scott Olsen. Jeff Scott Olson has litigated civil rights damages cases for over forty years. He is the author of Qualified Immunity: A Dubious Doctrine and a 21st Century Wisconsin […]
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Collective bargaining, Labor and Employment Law, Workers’ Rights

U.S. Labor Unions Are Having A Moment

May 22, 2024
The labor movement has been experiencing a recent renaissance in the American zeitgeist. Overall, a majority of Americans (55%) say labor unions positively affect the country. Millennials and Gen Z, the next generation of workers, are more pro-union than older generations, with Gen Z being the most pro-union generation alive today. Furthermore, in the past […]
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ACS Chicago: Civil Disagreements: Presidential Self Pardons

May 22, 2024
The power of the U.S. President to pardon is stated in the U.S. Constitution in one sentence, to "grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment." Nearly every U. S. President in history has exercised the power of the pardon, for offenses ranging from treason to simple drug […]
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A Conversation with 9th Circuit Judge Roopali Desai

May 20, 2024
Join us for a conversation with Roopali Desai, a judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Desai previously worked as a litigator on progressive causes, including election law, in Arizona. Judge Desai will discuss and answer questions about her path in the legal profession and to the Ninth Circuit. This is an exciting […]
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A Promise Unfulfilled: The Future of the Right to Vote

May 18, 2024
 USC Gould School of Law Dean and ACS Board of Directors Member Franita Tolson will be the featured speaker at the Kiplinger Lecture on Saturday, May 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Bethesda, Maryland. Tolson will deliver the lecture "A Promise Unfulfilled: The Future of the Right to Vote," followed […]
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Equality and Liberty, Labor and Employment Law, Workers’ Rights

An Integrated Work Law

May 14, 2024
Workers and their advocates have recently experimented with various hybrid approaches to exercising their rights, combining traditional labor and employment laws with antitrust law, consumer law, and other doctrines. This raises the concept of what one of us has called an “integrated” work law. An integrated work law is both an empirical descriptor of the […]
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Tackling Access & Inclusivity: DE Bench and Bar Strategic Plan Update 2024

May 10, 2024
Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr. has publicly declared his commitment to make the Bench and Bar reflect the diversity of the community that it serves. In 2022, the DE Bench and Bar issued its Strategic Plan examining diversity within the Delaware legal community. Come and hear a candid conversation with the Chief Justice about […]
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