Spectacular news! In a 9-0 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States found favorably for Jose Angel Carachuri-Rosendo, client of the University of Houston Law Center’s Immigration Clinic. Justice Stevens authored the opinion, joined by Roberts, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor, with Scalia and Thomas filing concurring opinions.
To view the oral argument transcripts, briefs, 5th Circuit opinion, SCOTUS slip opinion, and a picture of our winning team, visit the UHLC’s librarian blog.
Congrats to all involved–what an amazing achievement!
Law Center students took their advocacy skills to Dallas for the annual Texas Young Lawyers Association Moot Court Competition and returned with “Best Brief” and “Best Speaker” honors. The team of Law Center 3Ls – Randy Macchi, Erin Stanley, and Emily Ziemba – was recognized for writing the best brief, while Maachi claimed the top speaker award.
As many of you may know, Houston provides exceptional employment opportunities found in large cities, but is more affordable than many small cities. Offering bargain housing prices and a low tax burden keeps living expenses in Houston below those in most other major metropolitan areas, which is why Houston was recently ranked No. 2 in Forbes’ 10 Best U.S. Cities to Earn a Living!!
Check out all the exciting issues the Law Center’s Immigration Clinic has been handling: Immigration Newsletter Spring Semester 2010