Professor Jessica Miles on NJTV
Professor Jessica Miles, who teaches in the Family Law Clinic of the Center for Social Justice, spoke with NJTV about the case of a woman who left her toddler in a car for 10 minutes on a cool day and consequently, was added to the state's registry of child abusers. Professor Miles: "...a parent's situation has to be examined based on the totality of the circumstances, looking at a number of factors as to whether...there was gross negligence leaving the child." Full story >>
Professor Farrin Anello in the Star-Ledger on the impending New Jersey Supreme Court decision regarding the fate of abused juvenile immigrants in the U.S.
The Star-Ledger reported on an impending decision to be issued by the New Jersey State Supreme court regarding the deportation of a 15 year-old Indian boy. This decision will set a precedent for 500 to 700 other children in New Jersey who are fighting a similar battle to stay in the U.S.
Rejecting the Torturers’ Promise: CSJ Files Amici Brief in Fourth Circuit on Behalf of 30 Human Rights Scholars
Amici argue that the Convention Against Torture Prohibits the removal of individuals to third-countries based upon diplomatic assurances that the receiving country will not torture.
Center for Social Justice Clinic Students Thomas Lehman ’15 and Christine Le ’15 filed a amici curiae brief in the Fourth Circuit arguing that three Rwandan nationals must have an opportunity to challenge diplomatic assurances purporting to justify their removal to a country where they have already been tortured, and where they claim (and an immigration judge has previously agreed) they will be tortured again. Full story >>