ICYMI: John Oliver on the American prison system — racist, stupid, and nothing but a business

This segment was serendipitous timing for the two incarceration opinions that I wrote about earlier this week. Watch it and then argue that a TPR ground based on length of incarceration should exist at all. I lost my legal innocence in law school on the day I learned that there is a private prison industry, that it has lobbyists, …

Termination of Non-citizen Parents’ Rights

Stacy Byrd, an outstanding student of our clinic, has this Note in the current issue of the University of Miami Law Review: Learning from the Past: Why Termination of a Non-citizen Parent's Rights Should Not Be Based on the Child's Best Interests.