Professor of Clinical Law, NYU School of Law
Nancy Morawetz, a Nonresident Fellow, is a Professor of Clinical Law at New York University School of Law and Director of NYU’s Immigrant Rights Clinic. She also serves as the chair of the Supreme Court Immigration Law Working Group.
With her students, Prof. Morawetz engages in litigation and advocacy on issues related to the rights of noncitizens, with an emphasis on deportation, detention, and judicial review.
Prof. Morawetz’s research focuses on deportation, detention, and judicial review of immigration decisions. Her writings include Citizenship and the Courts, (University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2007); The Invisible Border: Restrictions on Short-Term Travel By Noncitizens (Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, 2007); Back to Back to the Future? Lessons Learned from Litigation Over the 1996 Restrictions on Judicial Review (New York Law School Law Review, 2006-07); and Understanding the Impact of the 1996 Deportation Laws and the Limited Scope of Proposed Reforms, (Harvard Law Review, 2000).
Prof. Morawetz is a 1981 graduate of NYU School of Law and a former clerk to the Honorable Patricia M. Wald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.