Professor Ashar focuses both his clinical practice and scholarship on how law can be used to support racially and economically subordinated communities. He has initiated litigation and advocacy campaigns in collaboration with immigrant community organizations against abusive employers and government agencies engaged in unlawful practices with the aim of forming sustainable, collective change.
Professor Ashar is invested in the development of practices in legal education that are student-centered and informed by changes in the profession and in society.
Expertise: Clinical legal education, law and organizing, community lawyering, immigration law, employment and labor law
Prior Courses Taught: Civil Rights Clinic, Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic, Immigration Colloquium, Law and Social Movements, Advanced Immigration Rights Clinic
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