- Associate Clinical Professor of Law
- Vaughan G. Papke Research Scholar
96K Mondale Hall
- University of Chicago, A.B.
- Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
- Detainee Rights
- Immigration Law
- Clinical Legal Education
Linus Chan is an associate professor of clinical law and the director of the Detainee Rights Clinic. He is an immigration attorney that focuses removal defense for those detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He also teaches in the area of intersection of criminal and immigration law.
Detainee Rights Clinic
Immigration and Criminal Law: Immigration Consequences of Crimes and Criminalizing Migration
Detainee Rights Clinic Student Directors
Immigration Simulations: Bridge to Practice (West Academic, 2018)
Crimmigrating Narratives: Examining Third-Party Observations of US Detained Immigration Court, Law & Social Inquiry (published online June 30, 2022)
Perceived Structural Vulnerabilities Among Detained Noncitizen Immigrants in Minnesota, 16(6) PLOS One (2021)
Weighing Pain: How the Harm of Immigration Detention Must Be Factored in Custody Decisions, 27 William and Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice 865 (2021)
The Promise and Failure of Silence as a Shield Against Immigration Enforcement, 52 Valparaiso University Law Review 289 (2018)
Understanding "Sanctuary Cities," 59 Boston College Law Review 1703 (2018)
Unjust Deserts: How the Modern Deportation System Lacks Moral Credibility, 16 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 103 (2018)
The Right to Travel: Breaking Down the Thousand Petty Fortresses of State Self-Deportation Laws, 34 Pace Law Review 814 (2014)
Re-Interpreting Postville: A Legal Perspective, 2 DePaul Journal for Social Justice 31 (2008)
BIA: City Drug Ordinance Violation Is a State Law Conviction; Counts for Recidivist Offender Purposes, crImmigration, July 31, 2012 (guest blogger)
- Professor, Detainee Rights Clinic
- James H. Binger Center for New Americans