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Tiffany Lieu

Lecturer on Law

Fall 2024

Tiffany Lieu
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Tiffany Lieu is a Lecturer on Law and Clinical Instructor in the Crimmigration Clinic at Harvard Law School. At the clinic, she supervises and trains law students on appellate and affirmative litigation and policy advocacy on a range of issues at the intersection of criminal and immigration law, including criminal bars to immigration relief, crime-based grounds of removal, and immigration detention conditions. She has litigated numerous cases in administrative tribunals, federal district courts, federal circuit courts of appeals, and authored briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. She teaches courses on crimmigration law as well as strategic litigation and immigration advocacy. Her research focuses on the interaction between the immigration and criminal legal systems, including process and procedures in immigration law and immigration detention.

Prior to joining HLS, Lieu clerked for the Hon. Allyson K. Duncan of the U.S. Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit and the Hon. Keith P. Ellison of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. She previously served as a Stanford Public Interest Fellow and staff attorney at the National Immigration Litigation Alliance, where she advocated for immigrants’ rights through impact litigation and appellate litigation in the federal courts. She holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in history from Duke University.


  • J.D. Stanford Law School, 2018
  • B.A. Duke University, 2015