10 Year Anniversary CLE Lecture Series The State of Immigration in NevadaThe Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity
06/13/2008 - 2:30pm
Location:Thomas and Mack Moot Court Facility
Date: Friday, June 13, 2008 Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Location: Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility When immigrants interact with the criminal justice system, the federal immigration consequences are often disproportionate to the state criminal consequences. This discussion will provide an overview of the intersection of immigration and criminal law and examine the repercussions of the definition of a conviction for immigration purposes, crimes involving moral turpitude and aggravated felonies, and sentencing considerations. Panelists also will explore practice challenges and strategies. 4:00 - 4:05 p.m. Opening Remarks/Introduction of Moderator and Panelists Dean John Valery White 4:05 – 6:00 p.m. - Discussion Panel Panelists • Raquel Aldana, Professor of Law, William S. Boyd School of Law (co-moderator) • David Thronson, Associate Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Clinical Studies, William S. Boyd School of Law (co-moderator) • Amy Johnson, Clark County Public Defender’s Office • Jason F. Carr, Assistant Federal Public Defender 6:00 p.m. - Reception Online Registration To register for this CLE* lecture, go to: http://law.unlv.edu/register10yranniversary.php *This lecture has been approved for 2 CLE credits. FREE and Open to the Public.