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Newer Post Older Post Home. This is damning for Cassidy for two reasons. One needs to have no information whatsoever about Mark to be instructed on whether the EOIR believes that Cassidy recorded the hearing properly, was being disciplined for deporting a U.

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These range from him not naming the translator to improperly turning on and off the recording device without summarizing the events “off the record” to reading instructions to the respondents in a voice that is too fast to be properly understood in English, and without allowing time for the translator to translate. While benchbooks generally are not a source of substantive law, the EOIR Benchbook contained invaluable templates, motions, scripts, and cases for judges to cite to when entering orders.

I heard his lawyer.

And so, because what really mattered to the board was Cassidy’s final decision, not the way in which he made it, the board deemed his error “harmless. The I, is written up and says that he and his parents are all born in Mexico, notes he claims to be bipolar, and then notes that he says he was born in South Carolina [sic–Mark was born in North Carolina].

Farshy’s machine recorded what was said. For contact and other information, please go to jacquelinestevens. But then, moments later, Cassidy reversed himself and announced he would remain as judge. I was born and raised here, but you can deport me if you like.


Moreover, at 15 minutes for 30 respondents, it is far too short to be a complete record. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The manner in which Cassidy made these statements to his superiors is something I benxhbook am not at liberty to reveal, but that will change shortly; at that point I look forward to posting on the evil of banality. Research and commentary on state efforts to restrict the movement of people across borders, and on the alternatives.

Mark said, “One guy was detained for a very long time. I teach political theory and write about law-breaking by ICE and the inmigration courts for The Nation magazine. He succeeded… for a time.

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According to the Immigration Court Practice Manual: Please share this link to all our colleagues and affected parties. Citizenship for Mortals was published by Columbia University Press in In his complaint, he wrote that “all of the In addition, the DAR reveals several other inconsistencies between how Cassidy ran the Master Calendar hearing on December 9, and how judges who follow the rules run their hearings.

I have left messages with various staff at the Atlanta Immigration Court requesting an interview with Cassidy and he has not replied, although he has been talking about details of Mark’s case with attorneys who do not represent Mark benchboko an effort to gain their sympathy. Citizen Has Heavy Finger on Nevertheless, Cassidy’s conduct “did not constitute professional misconduct or poor judgment.

Another court watcher told me that Cassidy will say something is off the record but only when he physically leaves the room during a conference between an attorney who is in the courtroom in Atlanta and the client at the Stewart Detention Center. No part of this website may benchbok reproduced without written permission. Subscribe in a reader.


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This court watcher did not recall other occasions in which the judge said events were on and off the record. Without these resources, both immigration attorneys and pro se respondents immigrants who represent themselves without a lawyer are at a great disadvantage. Cassidy’s own statements to his colleagues suggests that the DAR should have included an extensive exchange between Cassidy and Mark regarding Mark’s U. After reviewing the transcript, Cassidy agreed to recuse himself, according to a complaint that Farshy filed with Cassidy’s bosses.

According to Mark, he told Cassidy he was a U. It is not legal advice and should not be considered as legal advice. Bill to provide comprehensive immigration reform and with other purposes Loading It was subsequently taken down again.

Mark does not speak a word of Spanish. This site uses cookies. A benchbook is a book providing an overview of legal procedure for a judge. It is not a complete record and its omissions are not properly noted. I asked him how long the exchanges took and he said it depended on whether the respondent was challenging the deportation. She was finding out how bencjbook he was detained and Cassidy said, ‘Send me whatever you have. These grievances should be at the Stewart Detention Center and hopefully Mark and his attorneys will obtain them and this will further substantiate his narrative.

Creation of a Benchbook Advisory As a part of the continuing efforts to make the Immigration Judge Benchbook more functional and user friendly, a Benchbook Advisory will be posted to the Benchbook to keep you apprised of changes that impact our work.

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