Sameer M. Ashar

University of California, Irvine School of Law

Clinical Professor of Law

401 E. Peltason Dr.

Ste. 1000

Irvine, CA 92697-1000

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Immigration Enforcement and Subordination: The Consequences of Racial Profiling after September 11

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 1185, 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Immigration, Enforcement, Subordination, Racial Profiling, September 11, Detention, Immigration Court, War on Terror, War on Drugs

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Movement Law

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 73, 2021, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2020-68, Ohio State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 589
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Amna A. Akbar, Sameer M. Ashar and Jocelyn Simonson
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
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legal scholarship, methodology, social movements, law and social change

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Law Clinics and Collective Mobilization

Clinical Law Review, Vol. 14, pp. 355-414, 2008, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08-11
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Clinical Legal Education, Public Interest Law, Law and Organizing, Social Movements, Critical Pedagogy

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Public Interest Lawyers and Resistance Movements

California Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 1879, 2007, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08-10
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2008
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Public Interest Law, Law and Organizing, Social Movements, Worker Centers, Immigrants Rights, Immigration Law, Labor and Employment Law

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Deep Critique and Democratic Lawyering in Clinical Practice

California Law Review, Vol. 104, No.1, 2016, pp.193-224, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-87
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Legal education, legal profession, clinical legal education, experiential learning, neoliberalism, critical resistance, democratic lawyering, low-wage worker advocacy, immigration detention

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Navigating Liminal Legalities Along Pathways To Citizenship: Immigrant Vulnerability and the Role of Mediating Institutions

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-05, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2733860
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Feb 2016
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Sociology, UCLA School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Movement Lawyering Roundtable Symposium

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 47, 2018
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 07 Apr 2019
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Community Justice Project, Inc., University of California, Irvine School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, Boston College - Law School, Seton Hall University - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, American University Washington College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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legal ethics, movement lawyering, case studies

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Movement Lawyers in the Fight for Immigrant Rights

64 UCLA Law Review 1464, 2017 , UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-60
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2018
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Access to Power

148 Dædalus 82 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-01, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Sameer M. Ashar and Annie Lai
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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immigration law, access to justice, immigration rights, deportation, redistribution of power

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Review Essay -- The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 62, p. 193, August 2012, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-66, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 13/2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Misplaced Priorities: The Failure of Secure Communities in Los Angeles County

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-118
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Edgar Aguilasocho, David Rodwin and Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Fieldwork and the Political

Transforming the Education of Lawyers: The Theory and Practice of Clinical Pedagogy, Susan Bryant, Elliott Milstein, and Ann Shalleck,eds., Carolina Academic Press, 2014, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-8
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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clinical legal education, pedagogy, social movements, incarceration, detention

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Advancing Low-Wage Worker Organizing Through Legal Representation

Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, Vol. 47, Nos. 7-8, 2013, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-14
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Sameer M. Ashar, Fernando Flores and Sara Feldman
University of California, Irvine School of Law, Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center and Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center
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Critical Theory and Clinical Stance

26 Clinical Law Review 81 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-29, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2019
Wendy A. Bach and Sameer M. Ashar
University of Tennessee College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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legal education, clinical scholarship, critical theory, social change

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Review Essay -- Marginal Workers: How Legal Fault Lines Divide Workers and Leave Them Without Protection

Law & Society Review, Vol.47, No.4, December 2013, pp. 982-985, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-147
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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labor and employment law, human rights law, law and organizing, legal mobilization, social movements

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DACA, Government Lawyers, and the Public Interest

87 Fordham Law Review 1879 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2019
Sameer M. Ashar and Stephen Lee
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), Homeland Security, immigration screening, ICE enforcement, public interest lawyering, governmental lawyering

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Personification and Conflict in the Study of Movement Lawyering

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-30
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jun 2017
Sameer M. Ashar
University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Case Study 1: Movement Groups with Flat, Innovative Governance Structures

47 Hofstra Law Review 19 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-09
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
Sameer M. Ashar and Meena Jagannath
University of California, Irvine School of Law and Community Justice Project, Inc.
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social movement organizations, lawyer-client relationships, professional responsibility, mass mobilization for social issues, leadership structures of social movements

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Citizenship Matters: Conceptualizing Belonging in an Era of Fragile Inclusions

52 UC Davis Law Review 1 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-17
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
UCLA School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Colorado at Denver and University of California, Irvine - Department of Sociology
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immigration laws, access to citizenship, legal protections for long-term immigrants

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Democratic Norms and Governance Experimentalism in Worker Centers

82 Law & Contemporary Problems 141 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-27
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2020
Sameer M. Ashar and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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labor, social movements, employment, immigrants

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Deferred Action and the Discretionary State: Migration, Precarity and Resistance

Citizenship Studies, 2017, pp.1-18, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-41
Posted: 11 Oct 2017
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, UCLA School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law

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immigration, precarity, liminality, discretion, law, United States, resistance