Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Immigration Law Professors Amici Brief Filed in Ninth Circuit DACA Rescission Appeal

Several immigration law professors filed an amici curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit appeal by the Trump administration of a district court injunction barring the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.  See BRIEF OF IMMIGRATION LAW SCHOLARS AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF APPELLEES THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, JANET NAPOLITANO, AND THE CITY OF SAN JOSE Download Dkt. 87 - Brief of Immigration Law Scholars as Amici Curiae

The amici, in alphabetical order:

Jennifer M. Chacón, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, the University of California, Irvine, School of Law 

Kevin R. Johnson, Dean, the University of California, Davis, School of Law 

Dr. Stephen H. Legomsky, John S. Lehmann University Professor Emeritus at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis 

Hiroshi Motomura, Susan Westerberg Prager Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law 

Michael A. Olivas, William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law, the University of Houston Law Center 

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar, Clinical Professor of Law, the Pennsylvania State Law School.

The Ninth Circuit will hear oral arguments in the case in May.

Steptoe Johnson LLP was counsel for the professors and filed the brief.


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