Conferences & Symposia

What Every Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Should Know About Immigration


September 19 - October 24, 2007

A 6 week mini-course on the immigration consequences of Maryland criminal convictions.

FREE

Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender
199P East Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Instructors

Maureen A. Sweeney, University of Maryland School of Law
Fernando A. Nunez, University of Maryland School of Law
Laura Rhodes, Albright & Rhodes LLC

Click here to listen to Mr. Nunez discuss the seminar on WPFW, 89.3 FM.

Syllabus

  • Introduction to U.S. immigration law
  • Principles of immigration analysis of criminal convictions
  • Analysis of convictions: crimes involving moral turpitude, aggravated felonies, controlled substances offenses, domestic violence, other grounds of removability and inadmissibility
  • Consequences of convictions and relief from removal
  • Strategies and resources for criminal practice, including negotiating alternate pleas and post conviction relief
Space is limited and the issues we will be addressing are complex, so if you register, you must attend all sessions.

Register Online

Questions? Contact Teresa Barrett at tbarrett@law.umaryland.edu or 410-706-0589.

Funded by the Open Society Institute

Co-sponsored by:
The Small Firm Practice: Immigration Clinic of the University of Maryland School of Law;
The Maryland Office of the Public Defender Training Division; and
the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association


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