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Padilla v Kentucky

Are the Courts Fed Up With America's Badly Broken Immigration Laws?

David Leopold | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

In courtrooms all across America, judges sit helplessly by, their hands legally tied, as the twisted immigration law wreaks havoc on American families,

Infusing the Deportation System With Restorative Justice

Bill Ong Hing | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
Bill Ong Hing

Immigration judges need an alternative to deportation of long-time lawful residents who have usually made a single mistake -- a system that adopts a rehabilitative approach to justice might be most appropriate.

Dan Froomkin

Justice Stevens, Last Of His Line | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice John Paul Stevens's departure from the Supreme Court represents the end of an era. Just not the one you are probably thinking of. Stevens's u...

Supreme Court Affirms That Defense Attorneys Must Advise Clients About Deportation Consequences

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

The Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Padilla v. Kentucky when it held that criminal defense attorneys must advise clients about the immigration consequences of pleading guilty.

Dishonorable Discharge: Stop the Deportation of U.S. War Veterans

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

There is no greater sacrifice than putting your life on the line for your country - even when it's your adopted homeland. So why are there so many no...