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Online ABA program on immigration statute to feature law professors
Myles V. Lynk
will participate in a teleconference and live audio webcast about Arizona’s new immigration law, presented by the American Bar Association, on Wed., July 21.
Lynk will moderate and Cruz will serve as a panelist on the continuing legal education program, “The Arizona Immigration Statute: Civil Rights Implications and National Impact.” It is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to noon (Arizona time), and sponsored by the ABA’s Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Section of State and Local Government Law and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education.
The program’s agenda:
• Constitutional Rights and Remedies Implicated by SB 1070
• Copycat SB1070, Notes, and Case Summaries
• Senate Bill 1070
• House Bill 2162
• U.S. v. State of Arizona—Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction
and Memorandum of Law in Support Thereof
• U.S. v. State of Arizona—Complaint
• Friendly House, et al. v. Michael B. Whiting—Intervenor Defendant Governor Brewer’s Motion to Dismiss
• Friendly House, et al. v. Michael B. Whiting—Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary
Injunction and Memorandum in Support
Myles V. Lynk
Lynk and Cruz will be joined by Kris W. Kobach, the Daniel L. Brenner/UMKC Scholar and Professor of Law at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, and Chris Nugent, Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities Committee on the Rights of Immigrants in Washington, D.C.
The cost is ABA members ($130), ABA members of Section of Individual Rights & Responsibilities ($90), students ($50), and non-ABA members ($150). Registration information is available
Cruz is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the College of Law’s Immigration Law & Policy Clinic, which represents unaccompanied minors in immigration removal proceedings and received the 2007 President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness at ASU. She teaches Immigration Law and Comprehensive Law Practice, writes articles about immigration law, clinical education and therapeutic jurisprudence, and has co-authored several immigration law manuals used by immigration practitioners and pro-se detainees at Immigration Detention Centers throughout the country.
Lynk is the Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law and the Legal Profession, and an Affiliate Faculty Member in Justice and Social Inquiry in the ASU School of Social Transformation. His areas of interest include business and corporate law, civil procedure, legal ethics and professional responsibility, and law and literature. Lynk is ASU’s NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative, in which capacity he works closely with the university’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics on issues concerning student-athlete welfare, academic eligibility and institutional compliance with NCAA legislation and Pac-10 Conference rules. In 2008-2009 he was a Visiting Faculty Fellow in ASU’s Barrett, The Honors College.