Gabriel (Jack) Chin

 Gabriel (Jack)   Chin

School of Law

Martin Luther King Jr. Professor, School of Law
Office: 2102 Mrak Hall

Research Interests

  • Criminal Law And Procedure
  • Immigration Law And Policy
  • Civil Rights
  • Asian Americans And The Law


Gabriel "Jack" Chin is a teacher and scholar of Immigration Law, Criminal Procedure, and Race and Law. His scholarship has appeared in the Penn, UCLA, Cornell, and Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties law reviews and the Duke andGeorgetown law journals among others.  The U.S. Supreme Court cited his work on collateral consequences of criminal conviction in Chaidez v. United States (February 20, 2013), in which the Court called his Cornell Law Reviewarticle “the principal scholarly article on the subject” and in Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S. Ct. 1473 (2010), which agreed with his contention that the Sixth Amendment required defense counsel to advise clients about potential deportation consequences of guilty pleas.

Relevant Research for the Migration Research Cluster

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