Areas of Expertise:
civil rights | immigrant rights | immigration policy | criminal justice
Jennifer M. Chacón, a professor at the UCLA School of Law, is an expert on immigration law, constitutional law, and criminal law and procedure.
Chacón is co-author of the 2017 casebook Immigration Law and Social Justice and has written numerous articles, essays and book chapters on citizenship, immigration, border control and human trafficking. She is also a member of UCLA's Latino Policy and Politics Initiative.
Chacón is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the executive committee of the American Association of Law School’s section on immigration; the Ninth Circuit advisory committee on rules of practice and internal operating procedues; the advisory committee of the American Bar Foundation’s Future of Latinos in the U.S. project; and Oxford University’s border criminologies advisory group.