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.
Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender
199P East Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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.
- 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
Questions? Contact Teresa Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Funded by the Open Society Institute
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