Jennifer Chacón

Professor of Law

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Expertise:

Immigration law, constitutional law, criminal procedure and criminal law

Background:

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 and Social Justice (forthcoming 2017).
  • Privatized Immigration Enforcement, __ Harv. C.R.-C.L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Immigration and Racial Formation in an Era of Enforcement, in Race, Criminal Justice & Migration Control (Mary Bosworth, Alpa Parmer & Yolanda Vázquez, eds., forthcoming 2017).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Human Trafficking, Immigration Regulation and Sub-federal Criminalization, 20 New Crim L. Rev. 96 (2017).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, Toward Justice: Thoughts on Michael A. Olivas’s “IIRIRA, the DREAM Act, and Undocumented College Student Residency,” in Law Professor and Accidental Historian (Ediberto Roman, ed., 2016).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón, A New Hope: Bringing Justice Back into Removal Proceedings, 91 N.Y.U. L. Rev. Online 132 (2016).
  • Jennifer M. Chacón et al., Navigating Liminal Legalities Along Pathways to Citizenship: Immigrant Vulnerabilities and the Role of Mediating Institution (2015)
  • 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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