Areas of Expertise
Lindsay Nash is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law. She teaches in the Immigration Justice Clinic. Previously, she was a Skadden Fellow at the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project, where she focused on impact litigation related to immigration detention and border enforcement, and an Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellow at the Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic, where she worked on issues at the intersection of criminal and immigration law and helped establish the nation’s first system of institutionally-provided counsel for detained noncitizens facing deportation. While at the ACLU, Lindsay taught an immigration law field clinic as an adjunct professor at Cardozo.
Lindsay graduated from Yale Law School, where she was a member of the Yale Law Journal and received awards for her work in her law school clinic and in academic scholarship. Following graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Honorable Ellen Segal Huvelle, District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Lindsay is a member of the Study Group on Immigrant Representation. Lindsay's scholarship explores access to justice issues, particularly those affecting immigrant communities.
Pardoning Immigrants, 93 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 58 (2018) (with Peter L. Markowitz)
Constitutional Venue, 66. Fla. L. Rev. 1153 (2015) (with Peter L. Markowitz)
Accessing Justice: A Model for Providing Representation to Noncitizens in Deportation Proceedings (New York Immigrant Representation Study Report: Part 2) (2012), available at http://bit.ly/1WLO8hF.
Considering the Scope of Advisal Duties Under Padilla, 33 CARDOZO L. REV. 549 (2011)
Accessing Justice: The Availability and Adequacy of Counsel Removal Proceedings (New York Immigrant Representation Study Report: Part 1), 33 CARDOZO L. REV. 357 (2011) (with others)
Expression by Ordinance: Preemption and Proxy in Local Legislation, 25 GEO. IMM. L. J. 243 (2011)
Note, Mending Wall: Playing the Game of Neighborhood Ordering, 21 YALE J.L. & HUMAN. 173 (2009)
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Lindsay Nash in the news
- Sep 7, 2018 Professor Nash Testifies at City Hearing on Immigration Issues
- May 4, 2018 Professor Nash to Moderate Panel at "A Decade of Advancing Immigrant Representation" Conference
- Apr 4, 2018 Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic to be Honored for Work on Combating Attorney Fraud
- Feb 28, 2018 Professors Markowitz and Nash to Present Tributes to Judge Katzmann at Event in his Honor; Justices Sotomayor and Ginsburg Among Other Participants
- Jan 25, 2018 Professor Nash's Opinion Piece in NY Daily News: ICE's Targeting is Unconstitutional
- Jun 22, 2017 Video: Immigration Justice Clinic Helps Refugees at U.S. Detention Center in Dilley, TX
- May 12, 2017 Immigration Justice Clinic Wins Freedom for Client Facing Deportation
- Mar 1, 2017 Professor Lindsay Nash in the AP on Preparing for New Trump Travel Ban: "The Plan is To Be As Ready As Possible"
- Feb 17, 2017 The New Yorker Highlights the Immigration Justice Clinic's Complaint to DHS on Border Patrol Abuses
- Feb 7, 2017 Cardozo School of Law Prepares Students For Shifting Legal Landscape in Trump Administration's First Days