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UC Law School Program Examines Sanctuary Cities and Rule of Law

So-called 'sanctuary cities,' immigrant protection and court rulings are issues impacting the immigration debate. The Feb. 19 'Sanctuary Cities and the Rule of Law' event hosted by UC Cincinnati Law will dig deep into these issues, examine what the current administration is doing and share how courts are responding.

Date: 2/13/2018 1:00:00 PM
By: Sherry English
Phone: (513) 556-0060

UC ingot   What is a “sanctuary city”? Why are they “protecting” immigrants? What is the administration doing to curtail their existence? How are the courts responding to their actions? Is any of this even legal?

If you’d like to know the answers to these very important questions, join the University of Cincinnati College of Law for a discussion on “sanctuary cities” and the rule of law. This event will be held at 12:15 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, in Rm. 114 of the law school. All are invited to attend.

Guest speaker for this event will be Christopher Lasch, associate professor of law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Professor Lasch is an expert in criminal and immigration law. His particular focus is on the constitutionality of sanctuary cities as well as state and local law enforcements’ compliance with immigration detainers. He has been instrumental in supporting litigation on these issues through amicus briefs on cases across the country, such as Florez Rojas v. Suffolk Cnty. Sheriff’s Office, State of California v. Jefferson, El Cenizo, et. al. v. St. of Texas, Commonwealth v. Lunn in Massachusetts, and City of Chicago v. Sessions, just to name a few.

This event is co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific American law Student Association, Law Women, Muslim Law Student Association, the American Constitution Society and the Latin American Law Student Association.