Professor of Law
Director, Inter-American Program
B.A., Arizona State University
J.D., Harvard Law School
-- Understanding Immigration Law (with Kevin R. Johnson, LexisNexis 2009).
-- Everyday Law for Latino/as (with Steven W. Bender et al., Paradigm 2008).
-- Vulnerable Populations and Transformative Law Teaching: A Critical Reader (Raquel Aldana et al. ed., Soc'y of Am. L. Tchrs. & Golden Gate U. Sch. of L., Carolina Press 2011).
Chapters in Books
-- A Reflection of Transitional Justice in Guatemala 15 years after the Peace Agreements, in Victims of International Crimes: An Interdiciplinary Discourse, Christoph Safferling & Thorsten Bonacker, eds., TMC Asser Press, (forthcoming 2012)
-- The International Rights of Migrants, in Handbook of Human Rights, at Pt. 5, Ch. 45 (Thomas Cushman ed., Routledge 2011).
-- Learning in Mulukukú: A Journey of Transformation, in Vulnerable Populations and Transformative Law Teaching: A Critical Reader (Soc'y of Am. Law Teachers & Golden Gate Univ. Sch. of Law, eds., 2011) (with Leticia Saucedo).
-- Making Civil Liberties Matter in Local Immigration Enforcement, in The Role of Local Police: Striking a Balance Between Immigration Enforcement and Civil Liberties (Mary Malina ed., 2009).
-- Raising the Bar: Law Schools and Legal Institutions Leading to Educate Undocumented Students, 44 Ariz. St. L.J. 5 (2012) (with Beth Lyon and Karla Mckanders).
-- Transforming Students, Transforming Selves: The Power of Teaching Social Justice Struggles in Context, 24 Pac. McGeorge Global Bus. & Dev. L.J. (2011).
-- Repairing the Past and Healing the Present: Gomes Lund et al. v. Brazil, 2011 Int'l Just. 55 (translated to Russian).
-- Of Katz and "Aliens": Privacy Expectations and the Immigration Raids, 41 U.C. Davis L.Rev. 1081 (2008)
-- The Illusion of Transformative Conflict Resolution: Mediation of Domestic Violence Cases in Nicaragua, 55 Buff. L. Rev. 1261 (2008) (with L. Saucedo)
-- Introduction: The Subordination and Anti-Subordination Story of the U.S. Immigrant Experience in the 21st Century, 7 Nev. L.J. 713 (2007).
-- On Rights, Federal Citizenship, and the "Alien", 46 Washburn L.J. 263 (2007).
-- A Victim-Centered Reflection on Truth Commissions and Prosecutors as a Response to Mass Atrocities, 5 J. Hum. Rts. 107 (2006).
Courses: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Comparative Latin American Law, Immigration & Naturalization Law, International Labor Law