Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Can a sock -- classified under a state misdemeanor statute as "drug paraphernalia" when used to hide a controlled substance -- result in removal of a lawful permanent resident from teh United States? That is the question that the Supreme Court will address in Mellouli v. Holder. To clarify the case, crImmigration.com is launching an online symposium today featuring several practitioners and scholars with special insight into the key issues Mellouli raises. Today’s contributors are Alina Das, Jennifer Lee Koh, Nancy Morawetz, Maureen Sweeney, and Craig Shagin.
Click here for my preview of the argument on SCOTUSblog.com. I will be posting a recap of the arguments soon after they are completed.