Suffolk Law Constitutional Law professor and Supreme Court scholar Robert Smith discusses Immigration Reform in light of recent state regulation concerning illegal immigration.
In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Clinical Professor Susan M.Akram, a global legal expert on human rights and refugee law at Boston University. Dan and Susan take a look at common issues, from a legal perspective, that plaque immigrants and refugees today. In addition, they explore the Civil Litigation Clinic, where Susan oversees students handling refugee and asylum cases and more and the impact of fighting for the rights of refugees and immigrants.
Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, recently signed into law a strict immigration bill, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (SB1070 Act), igniting a nationwide discussion. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Attorney Marielena Hincapié, Executive Director of the National Immigration Law Center and Professor Paul Bender, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, to look at both sides of this controversial debate . They discuss the legality and constitutionality of this new law and what this means for the state of Arizona and immigration reform.