Benjamin Sachs, “What Does Citizens United Mean for Unions?” Thurs, March 22, 12-1pm, WCC 1023.

In Citizens United, the Supreme Court notoriously held that Congress could not restrict corporate election spending–nor could it restrict unions’ spending. While the media has extensively covered the effect of this decision on corporations’ roles in elections, less has been said about what the decision means for unions. Prof. Benjamin Sachs will talk about how …

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Unsex Mothering: Toward a New Culture of Parenting

A Conference on Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a New Culture of Parenting.  Mon, Feb 13, 5-7pm in Austin Hall North.  Presented by Harvard Journal of Law & Gender. In the category of “mothering,” legal sex neutrality crashes into social default regimes to construct women as “mothers,” who serve as primary parents, and men as “fathers.” …

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ACS DC Trip Application Extension

ACS DC Trip Application Extension!  Email application due Fri, Feb 17 to We feel bad that our application did not go out until late due to the ACS listserv being down, and we know that many folks didn’t have time last week to make the deadline.  Thus, we are granting an extension for applications to …

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Overturning Citizens United: Amendment or Convention?

Overturning Citizens United: Amendment or Convention? Tues, Jan 31, 12-1 in Austin West. Free lunch! Citizens United had the detrimental effect of inundating an already-broken campaign finance system with corporate influence. Professor Lawrence Lessig (Republic Lost) and Author Jeff Clements (Corporations Are NOT People) will review the impact of Citizens United on the current presidential …

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Progressives in the Private Sector Panel Discussion

Progressives in the Private Sector Panel Discussion.  Monday, Nov. 1, 1-2pm at Boston U. School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Ave, Room 1270, Boston, MA.  Free lunch!  Presented by the Boston Lawyer and Boston U. School of Law ACS chapters. The Boston Lawyer Chapter and the Boston University School of Law Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society …

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ACS Winter Food Drive

ACS is holding a food drive from November 14th to November 22nd! We will be tabling at the Hark 12-1:15 everyday and will be collecting non-perishable items, including canned foods and dried fruits. All of the food collected will go to the Greater Boston Food Bank to benefit hungry families across eastern Massachusetts. This is …

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Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms

m4s0n501 UCLA Law School Professor Adam Winkler will reexamine one of today’s most controversial issues, weaving together the dramatic story of a landmark Supreme Court case and the remarkable hidden history of guns in America. He will discuss how gun rights—and gun control—have shaped the nation in fascinating and unexpected ways. Gunfight: The Battle over …

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