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Denaturalizing Citizenship: A Symposium on Linda Bosniak’s The Citizen and the Alien and Ayelet Shachar’s The Birthright Lottery

This symposium examines the relationship between citizenship and inequality through a focus upon two extraordinary books that have already become core texts in the fields of citizenship and migration: Linda Bosniak’s The Citizen and the Alien: Dilemmas of Contemporary Membership (2006), and...

Online Symposium on Chaidez v. U.S.: Is Padilla Retroactive?

" Tomorrow morning the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Chaidez v. United States , No. 11-820, a case asking the Court to decide whether its landmark decision in Padilla v. Kentucky , 130 S. Ct. 1473 (2010), applies retroactively. With the help of 11 outstanding contributors...

The Right to Counsel in Immigration and Removal Cases: Panels

The Right to Counsel in Immigration and Removal Cases, part 1 Mark Noferi and Erin Corcoran discuss civil Gideon in the immigration context, and alternatives to a constitutional guarantee of representation. Erin Corcoran presents her work arguing that efforts to create counsel entitlements for...

Symposium on Administrative Reform of Immigration Law

Symposium on Administrative Reform of Immigration Law - Collected Posts - Jack Balkin, Nov. 26, 2014 Here are the collected posts for the symposium : Adam Cox & Cristina Rodriguez, Symposium on Administrative Reform of Immigration Law Marty Lederman, What it is *not*: Dispelling the myths of the...