|Live Event Date: 11/14/2023
Remember learning about res judicata in your law school civil procedure class and the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine in criminal procedure? Dust off those concepts and other useful legal theories and learn how to apply them in immigration court.
- Constitutional suppression arguments
- Fruit of the poisonous tree and the silver platter doctrines
- Egregious Fourth Amendment violations
- Differences between res judicata, collateral estoppel, claim preclusion, and issue preclusion
- When is an issue argued to finality?
- Motions in limine
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Joshua Altman (DL), San Diego, CA
Joshua Altman worked in the Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review’s immigration courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, and front office for nearly a decade before moving to private practice in 2018. Josh brings an extensive knowledge of agency decision-making practices and substantive law and applies his civil litigation and appellate advocacy skills to solving complex immigration matters.
Russell Abrutyn, AILA Michigan Chapter Chair, Southfield, MI
Russell Abrutyn owns the immigration law firm Abrutyn Law. Russell is the Michigan Chapter Chair and serves on the Board of Governors and Governance Committee. He previously chaired the National Membership and Amicus committees. Russell has received AILA awards for excellence in advancing the practice of immigration law, excellence in immigration litigation, mentorship, and five President’s Commendations. As counsel, co-counsel, or amici, he has obtained numerous favorable published decisions in the circuit courts and BIA.
Javier Maldonado, San Antonio, TX
Javier Maldonado, a seasoned attorney in civil litigation, specializes in immigration, employment discrimination, civil rights, and complex cases in federal and state courts. Formerly the Executive Director of the Texas Lawyers’ Committee, he champions immigrant and refugee rights. Mr. Maldonado, a Columbia University School of Law graduate, has diverse experience, including roles at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). In 2006, he earned the LexisNexis Matthew Bender Daniel Levy Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law.
Rebecca Sharpless, Coral Gables, FL
Rebecca Sharpless is a faculty member of the University of Miami School of Law, where she directs the Immigration Clinic and serves as Associate Dean for Experiential Learning. She is a past president of the South Florida Chapter of AILA and served for many years on AILA's amicus committee. Her narrative nonfiction book Shackled: 92 Refugees Imprisoned On ICE Air will be released January 16, 2024 by the University of California Press.