Jennifer Chacón

Professor of Law

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Immigration law, constitutional law, criminal procedure and criminal law


Professor Chacón does research in the fields of immigration law, constitutional law and criminal law and procedure. As a teacher of both criminal procedure and immigration law and policy, she is particularly interested in questions arising at the intersection of these fields.

Current Courses:

Constitutional Analysis

Noncitizens in the Criminal Justice System

Prior Courses:

Statutory Analysis, Immigration Law and Policy, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Practicum, Criminal Procedure, Critical Identity Theory, Constitutional Analysis I, Constitutional Analysis II, Immigration Colloquium

Recent Publications

  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Kevin R. Johnson & Bill Ong hing, Immigration Law (forthcoming 2016).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Producing Liminal Legality Denv. L. Rev. 92 (2015).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Immigration Detention: No Turning Back?, South Atl. Q. 113 (2014).
  • Prof. Chacón's Scholarly Papers on SSRN

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