Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case before the Ninth Circuit

Friday, February 19, 2021

The Appellate Litigation Clinic recently won its case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In Naranjo Garcia v. Barr, the court remanded on asylum and withholding of removal, finding that the agency applied the wrong nexus analysis on each. The case was argued by third-year student Sarah A. Nelson during November. Nelson and 2020 graduates Jonathan Kaufman and Joe Scarborough wrote the briefs, while third-year student Madison "Maddie" Conkel assisted with oral argument preparations. Several other Appellate Litigation Clinic students assisted with the writing of the briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals when the clinic first took the case two years ago.