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About ACS

Find out about the values that constitute ACS, as well as resources on how to join and past events.

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Executive Board

Meet the students who embody the voice for progressive legal values on campus.

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Speaker events with some of the most talented and compelling legal practitioners in their field.

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National Chapter

Discover the national chapter of ACS, which brings together the country's best legal minds.

April 20, 2017

The "Muslim Travel Ban": Legal and Social Implications

On April 20, 2017, ACS hosted the event The "Muslim Travel Ban": Legal and Social Implications featuring a panel to discuss President Donald J. Trump's executive order suspending entry into the United States by people of certain Muslim-majority countries. The panel included Baher Azmy, legal director for the Center for Constitutional Rights; Tarek Z.

April 11, 2017

The Supreme Court in a Time of Transition

ACS welcomed back to Columbia Law School the Hon. Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. '83, the 46th Solicitor General of the United States under President Barack Obama. Verrilli discussed the U.S. Supreme Court during a time of transition. The event was co-sponsored by the D.C. Law Students Association, Social Justice Initiatives, and the Office of Career Services and Professional Development. (See picture to the left of former Solicitor General Verrilli with members of our Executive Board.)

March 21, 2017

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap

ACS welcomed election law scholar and University of Chicago law professor Nick Stephanopolous back to Columbia Law School to talk about partisan gerrymandering, the upcoming Supreme Court case Whitford v. Gill, and the efficiency gap. Stephanopolous was previously an associate-in-law at Columbia Law School.