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Immigrants’ Speedy Trials After Raid Become Issue

Publication Date: 
August 09, 2008
Source: 
The New York Times
Author: 
Julia Preston

Lecturer in Law Lucas Guttentag is quoted in a New York Times article about the trials of undocumented workers apprehended at a meat packing plant in Iowa:

“This was the Postville prosecution guilty-plea machine,” said Lucas Guttentag, director of the Immigrants’ Rights Project of the A.C.L.U. “The entire process seemed to presume and be designed for fast-track guilty pleas.”