June 10, 2017

Meeting the Moment: ACS Leaders Reflect on the Legal Resistance

2017 National Convention Video

Adam Winkler

UCLA School of Law
Begin: 0:03

Ian Bassin

Protect Democracy
Begin: 33:33

Walter Dillinger

O'Melveny & Myers
Begin: 20:35

Hon. Nancy Gertner

Harvard Law School
Begin: 11:10

Theodore Shaw

University of North Carolina School of Law
Begin: 5:58

Palak Sheth

San Francisco City Attorney's Office
Begin: 25:00

During this year's ACS convention, participants discussed a wide range of legal and policy areas important to both the progressive agenda and to the American people, yet in jeopardy on account of actions taken or promised by the Trump Administration. What threads tie these challenges together and how can lawyers, law professors, and law students most effectively meet this moment? What tools are uniquely at our disposal? What new challenges might we face in the coming year and how can we best move forward together?