Cruz interviewed by 'Daily Journal'


June 6, 2011

An article, “Arizona Immigration Law Passes Muster,” in the May 25 edition of the Daily Journal included an interview with clinical professor Evelyn">http://apps.law.asu.edu/Apps/Faculty/Faculty.aspx?individual_id=45422">E... Cruz, director of the College of Law’s Immigration Law & Policy Clinic.

Reporter Robert Iafolla wrote about a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold an Arizona law that punishes businesses for employing undocumented immigrants. The high court found that federal does not pre-empt the state’s employer sanctions law. Download Full Image

“What the court said was that Arizona can create its own workplace law,” Cruz said. “It didn’t say employers have carte blanche in their hiring practices.”

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Cruz">http://www.law.asu.edu/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=iKyVTs_C1Zs%3d&tabi... teaches Immigration Law and Comprehensive Law Practice, and she directs a clinic at the College that represents unaccompanied minors in immigration removal proceedings. She received the 2007 President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness at ASU. Cruz writes articles about immigration law, clinical education and therapeutic jurisprudence, and has co-authored several immigration law manuals used by immigration practitioners and pro-se detainees at Immigration Detention Centers throughout the country. She also comments at Immigration">http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/">Immigration Prof Blog.

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Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Law professor comments on Strauss-Kahn photos


June 6, 2011

James">http://apps.law.asu.edu/Apps/Faculty/Faculty.aspx?individual_id=137">James Weinstein, the Amelia Lewis Professor of Constitutional Law at ASU's College of Law, recently was quoted in an article in the French edition of Slate.com about the press publishing photos of Dominique Strauss-Kahn in handcuffs.

“An American law might prevent the police from exposing an accused to the press, but journalists cannot be punished for publishing a photo of the accused,” Weinstein explained. Download Full Image

Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund and a front-runner for the presidency of France, is charged with sexually assaulting a hotel employee in New York City.

Weinstein’s areas of academic interest are Constitutional Law, especially Free Speech, as well as Jurisprudence, Federal Courts, Civil Procedure and Legal History. He is co-editor of Extreme Speech and Democracy, and has written numerous articles in law review symposia on a variety of free speech topics, including: obscenity doctrine, institutional review boards, commercial speech, database protection, campaign finance reform, the relationship between free speech and other constitutional rights, hate crimes, and campus speech codes. Weinstein also has written several articles on the history of personal jurisdiction and its implication for modern doctrine.

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Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law