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Summer IV 2016
5397 Crimmigration - HOFFMANG- 20316

Professor(s): Geoffrey Hoffman (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 
Constitutional and Criminal Law

Time: 6:00p-8:20p  MTW  Location: 213  BLB

Course Outline: This course will introduce students to the many issues at the intersection of immigration law and criminal law. Crimmigration is a complex and dynamic area of law. The course will provide students with the knowledge required to recognize and analyze the potential immigration consequences of a variety of criminal pleas and convictions.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=12.
Required Text:

1) Mary E. Kramer, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity (AILA 6th ed.)

Students must purchase the book directly from the publisher to receive the student price of $85. To order directly from AILA, go to and sign in using your AILA student member account. If you are a first time customer, please follow the steps to create a Non-Member Account. Choose “Law Student” as your Person Type. Only “Law Student” person types can apply the coupon code during check out. Use coupon code: CRIM15WIN
ISBN: 978-1-57370-385-0; SKU: 53-05

Recommended Text:

2) Immigration and Nationality Act (hard copy or electronic) (look at Cornell’s version) see

3) Title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations (hard copy or electronic)

Prerequisites:  None

First Day Assignments: Chapter 1 (text) ; Recommended: Slavin and Marks, “A View Through the Looking Glass: How Crimes Appear from the Immigration Court Perspective,” 39 Fordham Urb. L.J. 91 (2012).

Final Exam Schedule: 08/13 9am-noon  111 TU2    

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (3/28/2016 4:41:06 PM)

Special Case

see course notes & syllabus for required book.