Geoffrey Heeren


Associate Professor of Law


LL.M. Georgetown University Law Center  (2012)
J.D. New York University (2000)
B.A. University of Chicago (1996)

Courses Taught

Constitutional Law II
Immigration Clinic

Representative Scholarship

The Status of Nonstatus, 64 Am. U. L. Rev. 1115 (2015)

Shattering the One-Way Mirror: Discovery in Immigration Courts, 79 Brook L. Rev. (2014).

Persons Who Are Not the People: The Changing Rights of Immigrants in the United States, 44 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 367 (2013).

Illegal Aid: Legal Assistance to Immigrants in the United States, 32 Card. L. Rev. 619 (2011).

Pulling Teeth: the State of Mandatory Immigration Detention, 45 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 601 (2010).

Unfair Evictions: Where Landlord-Tenant and Fair Housing Law Intersect, 37 Clearinghouse Rev. 418 (Nov.- Dec. 2003)

Professional Activities

American Immigration Lawyers Association (2006-present)
Chicago Immigration Court Working Group
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild