Judge Katzmann on The Unmet Legal Needs of the Immigrant Poor
Judge Robert Katzmann, Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will discuss immigrant access to legal representation.
Judge Robert Katzmann is the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and a champion for immigrant access to legal representation. He formed the Katzmann Study Group on Immigrant Representation in 2010 and originated the idea for Immigrant Justice Corps as a response to the crisis in legal representation for immigrants that he saw every day as a federal judge. Judge Katzmann chaired the U.S. Judicial Conference Committee on the Judicial Branch, serves as a member of the U.S. Judicial Conference, and is a commissioner on the Supreme Court Fellows Commission. He is the recipient of the Learned Hand Medal for Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence of the Federal Bar Council among many other awards.
This event is sponsored by the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, the Comparative Legal Student Scholars, and Immigration Law & Service Society. Pizza will be served.
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