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Law360 quotes Professors Chin and Soucek on high court free speech immigration case

Professors Gabriel “Jack” Chin and Brian Soucek spoke to Law360 about the U.S. Supreme Court's May 7 decision to throw out a Ninth Court ruling that had invalidated a federal law that makes it a felony to encourage illegal immigration. The Supreme Court sent the case back to the Ninth Circuit to start over. Read the story

Gabriel "Jack" Chin is Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law and holder of the Edward L. Barrett Jr. Endowed Chair at UC Davis School of Law.  He is a prolific and much-cited criminal and immigration law scholar whose work has addressed many of the most pressing social issues of our time.

Professor Soucek’s primary teaching and research interests are antidiscrimination law, civil procedure, constitutional law, and refugee/asylum law. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Mark R. Kravitz in Connecticut, and Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.