Rebecca A. Sharpless

University of Miami - School of Law

Professor

1311 Miller Drive

B400

Coral Gables, FL 33146

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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'Immigrants Are Not Criminals': Respectability, Immigration Reform, and Hyperincarceration

53 Houston Law Review 691 (2016)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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immigration, immigration reform, criminal justice, crimmigration, respectability, racial justice, Michelle Alexander, narrative, mass incarceration, immigration detention, formerly incarcerated people

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Fitting the Formula for Judicial Review: The Law-Fact Distinction in Immigration Law

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2019
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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immigration, judicial review, law-fact distinction, law fact, real id, question of law, question of fact

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Toward a True Elements Test: Taylor and the Categorical Analysis of Crimes in Immigration Law

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 4, 2008, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-25
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 May 2010
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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immigration, crimimm, categorical, deportation, crimes, conviction, elements test, divisible

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More Than One Lane Wide: Against Hierarchies of Helping in Progressive Legal Advocacy

Clinical Law Review, Fall 2012 , University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2019
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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justice, social justice, lawyering, critical, theory, feminism, feminist, women, direct service, theoretics, public interest, nonprofit, hierarchy

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Finally, A True Elements Test: Mathis v. U.S. and the Categorical Approach

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 1275, 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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federal sentencing, recidivism, Armed Career Criminal Act, categorical approach, Mathis, Descamps, ACCA, removal, deportation, immigration, Kagan, Breyer, elements test, element, Apprendi, constitutional avoidance, Supreme Court, criminal procedure

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Cosmopolitan Democracy and the Detention of Immigrant Families

47 N.M. L. Rev. 19 (2017), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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family detention, immigration, detention, cosmopolitan, political theory, Benhabib, discourse theory, Central America

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Using a Human Rights Approach in Immigration Advocacy: An Introduction

Clearinghouse Review, July-August 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
Robert Pauw, Rebecca A. Sharpless and Judith Wood
Gibbs Houston Pauw, University of Miami - School of Law and Law Offices of Judith Wood
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human rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, immigration

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Teague New Rules Must Apply in Initial-Review Collateral Proceedings: The Teachings of Padilla, Chaidez and Martinez

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 67, p. 301, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2013
Rebecca A. Sharpless and Andrew Stanton
University of Miami - School of Law and Office of the Public Defender for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
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Teague, Padilla, Martinez, Chaidez, Griffith, postconviction, post-conviction, retroactivity, new rule, pipeline, ineffective assistance of counsel, deportation, immigration consequences, Strickland

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Clear and Simple Deportation Rules for Crimes: Why We Need Them and Why It's Hard to Get Them

92 Denv. U. L. Rev. 933 (2015) , University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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Padilla, Sixth Amendment, Immigration, Criminal Law, Immigration Consequences of Crime, Crimmigration, Law Reform

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Zone of Nondeference: Chevron and Deportation for a Crime

9 Drexel L. Rev. 323 (2017), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-22
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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Immigration, Chevron, deference, crimmigration, deportation, criminal deportation

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Divisibility Redux: 'Alternatively Phrased Statutes' and State Law in the Post- Mathis Categorical Approach

AILA Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Oct. 2019)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2019
Elizabeth Montano, Elizabeth Montano and Rebecca A. Sharpless
Kurzban, Kurzban, Weinger & Tetzeli, P.A.University of Miami - University of Miami Law Review and University of Miami - School of Law
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categorical approach, sentencing, recidivism, Mathis, Taylor, re-sentencing, immigration, criminal law

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Addiction Informed Immigration Reform

Washington Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 4 (2019)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2023
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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immigration, opiod crisis, addiction, substance abuse, immigration reform, DSM

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Virus as Foreign Invader: U.S. Voters & the Immigration Debate

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2021, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3792614
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Mar 2021
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law
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Immigration, Nativism, COVID-19, Corona Virus, Pandemic

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Human Frailty, Unbreakable Victims, and Asylum

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2022-23, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4472149
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jul 2023
Rebecca A. Sharpless and Kristi E. Wintermeyer
University of Miami - School of Law and Bruce W. Carter Miami Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center
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immigration, asylum, racial discrimination, PTSD, persecution, human rights, trauma, pain tolerance, nonrefoulement, post traumatic stress disorder

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'What Is a City but Its People': Commentary on 'Migration and Peripheral Urbanization: The Case of the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico' by Raul Delgado Wise, Francisco Caballero Anguiano and Selene Gaspar Olvera

Ethnic and Racial Studies (2023), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4438357
Posted: 18 May 2023
Rebecca A. Sharpless
University of Miami - School of Law

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migration, immigration, urbanization, globalization, neoliberalism, Mexico City