Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law Clinical Seminar

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Fall 2013 Seminar
Meets: M 5:00pm - 7:00pm in Hauser Hall Room 101
2 classroom credits

Required Clinic Component: Crimmigration Clinic (2 fall credits). This clinic and course are bundled - your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in this course.
Additional Co-/Pre-Requisites: None.
By Permission: Yes. Applications are due by April 3, 2013.
Add/Drop Deadline: April 5, 2013.
LLM Students: LLM students are not eligible to enroll.

Recently, HIRC expanded into the dynamic field of crimmigration, an increasingly important and complex area of law concerning the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. For the fall 2013 semester, students interested in Crimmigration will have the option to apply for a crimmigration-focused clinical placement within HIRC. The application will be for the Crimmigration clinic and Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law.

Applications are due to the clinic by noon on April 3, 2013. To apply, please email Phil Torrey,, a resume and short statement of interest.

Students pursuing crimmigration clinical work will be divided into teams and complete at least one crimmigration-related project such as drafting an amicus appellate brief, responding to immigration detainee letters, or drafting policy memoranda for public defender offices throughout the United States. Eight students will be placed at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee clinic and work approximately 10 hours a week for 2 clinical credits.

Subject Areas: Procedure & Practice , Criminal Law & Procedure , International, Comparative & Foreign Law .