U.S. v. Texas: Immigration and Executive Power

By on June 1, 2016

Two legal scholars debate U.S. v. Texas, a major Supreme Court case involving immigration and executive power.

john-eastmanJohn C. Eastman
Chapman University

John C. Eastman is the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law and Community Service at Chapman University Fowler School of Law. He is the founding director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, and he served as a law clerk with Justice Clarence Thomas at the Supreme Court of the United States and with Judge J. Michael Luttig at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He earned his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, where he graduated with high honors in 1995.

kevin-johnsonKevin R. Johnson
UC Davis School of Law

Kevin R. Johnson is Dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law, and Professor of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California-Davis School of Law. A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, Dean Johnson earned an A.B. in economics from UC Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked as an attorney at the international law firm of Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe.