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Chapin, Violeta Raquel Clinical Professor

Positions

Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Professor Chapin is interested in how the immigration law operates in the criminal sphere, specifically, in the way that rights and procedures typically associated with the criminal justice system have been affected by their interaction with the civil immigration system. Professor Chapin is a clinical professor, so the practical aspects of delivering holistic legal services to noncitizens charged with crimes is also a subject of her research and writing.

keywords

  • the interaction of immigration law and criminal law, the immigration consequences of criminal convictions, the delivery of holistic legal services to noncitizen criminal defendants who need free representation in their immigration matter

Teaching

courses taught

  • LAWS 6029 Criminal and Immigration Defense Clinic (Spring 2019)
  • LAWS 7019 Advanced Clinical Practicum (Spring 2019)
  • LAWS 6029 Criminal and Immigration Defense Clinic (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 7019 Advanced Clinical Practicum (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 6029 Criminal and Immigration Defense Clinic (Spring 2018)
  • LAWS 7019 Advanced Clinical Practicum (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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