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Omar H. Noureldin '14 is a litigation attorney with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He is a lecturer in law at the USC Gould School of Law, his alma mater, where he teaches a seminar on judicial decision-making and writing. He serves as the Vice Chair of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), a national public policy and advocacy nonprofit that improves the public understanding of Islam and policies that affect American Muslims.
Noureldin clerked for Chief District Judge Virginia A. Phillips on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and will clerk for Circuit Judge Dorothy W. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
He graduated in the top 10 percent of his class and was elected to the Order of the Coif. During law school, Noureldin was a student supervisor in the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic and a teaching assistant in the Law, Language, and Values program. He received his BSFS in science, technology, and international affairs from Georgetown University.
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Niels Frenzen was quoted on the lower evidentiary standard for arresting someone based on immigration status instead of a criminal act. The majority of immigration arrests in the United States are warrantless arrests, Frenzen said. "I don’t know if that is the case with this recent arrest in San Diego, but if CBP really had evidence that she was involved in a transnational human smuggling operation of some kind, that would definitely be a case where CBP would seek to criminally prosecute first and deport second," Frenzen said. "So the fact that CBP has arrested her on the civil law violations suggests that CBP does not have enough evidence to convince a judge to issue a criminal arrest warrant."
Robert K. Rasmussen
"Puerto Rico and the Netherworld of Sovereign Debt Restructuring," Workshop, Duke Law School, Durham, NC.
Pauline Aranas participated on a panel on "Effective Assessment: Measuring Your Law Library's Impact" at the Association of American Law School's Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
Pauline Aranas concluded her year-year term on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law School's Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information.