Skip to main content

Hessick answers questions during azcentral chat

July 30, 2010

Associate Professor Carissa Byrne Hessick took questions about Arizona’s new immigration law from readers of The Arizona Republic during a chat on on July 28.

View the replay here.

Hessick teaches Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, and a seminar on sentencing law and policy. Her research focuses on aggravation and mitigation in criminal sentencing, relative crime severity, and other political and doctrinal issues associated with sentencing. Hessick recently completed an article to be published in the California Law Review on the constitutionality of common sentencing factors, as well as an article in the Boston University Law Review on whether military service and other good works ought to be treated as mitigating sentencing factors. She currently is working on a manuscript about the prosecution and punishment of teen sexting.

Janie Magruder,
(480) 727-9052
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law