Sunday, September 19, 2010
Please join us in welcoming a new blogger to ImmigrationProf, Michael Scaperlanda, Professor of Law and Gene and Elaine Edwards Family Chair in Law, at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He joined the University of Oklahoma College of Law faculty in 1989. Scaperlanda was named the Gene and Elaine Edwards Family Chair in Law in 2000. His latest book, published in 2009 by the Federal Judicial Center, is Immigration Law: A Primer. Earlier books include Recovering Self-Evident Truths: Catholic Perspectives on American Law, co-edited by Professor Teresa Collett. The author of influential immigration law scholarship, Scaperlanda's articles have appeared in a number of journals, including the Connecticut Law Review, the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, the Iowa Law Review, the Stanford Law and Policy Review, the Texas Review of Law and Politics, and the Wisconsin Law Review. He has also served as chair of the Association of American Law School's Immigration Law Section, as chair of the Law Teacher's Section of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association, and as a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Legal Ethics Committee. Scaperlanda teaches Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, a Jurisprudence seminar, and Professional Responsibility.