Mark Noferi joined the legal writing faculty in 2010. Professor Noferi’s research interests focus on immigrants’ rights, with interests in immigration law, criminal law, constitutional law, and administrative law. His most recent article is Cascading Constitutional Deprivation: The Right to Appointed Counsel for Mandatorily Detained Immigrants Pending Removal Proceedings, 18 Mich. J. Race & L. 63 (2012). Professor Noferi also previously published on Due Process limits on vicarious criminal conspiracy liability. He also teaches a Civil Rights and Immigration seminar, has assisted BLS’ Safe Harbor asylum clinic, and chairs a subcommittee of the New York City Bar studying immigration detention.
Before joining Brooklyn Law School, Professor Noferi was a Public Interest Fellow at the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice, where he supervised clinical law students on immigrants’ rights, civil rights, and national security-related litigation. Among other matters, Professor Noferi supervised constitutional challenges to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) home raids of New Jersey Latino residents, and wage and hour litigation for immigrant day laborers. Before that, at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, Professor Noferi litigated complex federal securities and commercial matters, and pro bono immigrants’ rights matters such as ICE raids class action litigation, immigration detention, removal proceedings, and asylum. Professor Noferi clerked for the Hon. Harold Baer, Jr. of the Southern District of New York. Prior to law school, Professor Noferi served as a speechwriter for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Mayor Anthony Williams of Washington, DC.