Volume 39, Issue 2

Montez-Lopez v. Holder: Applying Eldridge To Ensure A Per Se Right To Counsel For Indigent Immigrants In Removal Proceedings

Part I of this Comment reviews the historical and current state of procedural due process and its role in Immigration Law, specifically removal proceedings. Part II extends certain legal arguments in Montes- Lopez v. Holder, which held among divided federal Circuit Courts that an immigrant in removal proceedings has a statutory and constitutional right to appointed counsel. Finally, Part III demonstrates how a non- citizen in deportation hearing has a per se right to counsel […]

Spectacular Or Specious? A Critical Review Of The Spectacular Few: Prisoner Radicalization And The Evolving Terrorist Threat

In post-9/11 America, concerns and fears about Islamic radicalization grow with each passing year. American prisons are no exception, and they too have become the center of debate, with some describing prisons as “fertile soil for jihad” or “breeding grounds” for al-Qaeda. Photo Credit: TaylorB90 / Foter / CC BY-NC

Fifty Plus Years And Counting: A History Of Experiential Learning And Clinical Opportunities At Thurgood Marshall School Of Law

In 1948, a Legal Aid Clinic was established at the Texas State University for Negroes School of Law. As described in the course catalog, the one credit hour course “enable[d] student[s] . . . to acquire personal contact experience in the technique of interviewing clients and witnesses, weighing the facts, investigating the applicable law, advising the clients, drawing all necessary documents, etc.” Professor Roberson King taught and supervised law students in the Legal Aid Clinic, […]