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Jury Orders NY Immigration Lawyer to Pay $1M in Damages

"Prominent Morningside Heights immigration attorney and small business booster Alfred Placeres has been lauded by Mayor Bloomberg and dished out advice on Telemundo. But this month, a Manhattan jury decided that Placeres owes a Venezuelan man a million dollars in damages after his case was bungled...

The American Jury: Can Noncitizens Still Be Excluded?

"Though noncitizens can be, and frequently are, judged by juries, they are categorically excluded from serving on them. In this Note, I explore the implications of this exclusion from demographic, functional, and doctrinal perspectives. The demographic portrait of noncitizens and minorities in the...