Enid F. Trucios-Haynes
Professor Trucios-Haynes graduated from Stanford Law School in 1986 where she served as Associate Editor of the Stanford Law Review, Co-President of Women of Stanford Law and a member of the Stanford Latino Law Students Association. Her legal experience includes volunteer service at The Kingston Legal Aid Clinic in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies which she acquired during a semester abroad while attending Stanford Law School. Since graduation, from 1986 to 1988, Professor Trucios-Haynes was in the litigation department of Rosenman & Colin in New York, New York, where she acquired experience in general litigation, New York City real property tax litigation and zoning. From 1988 to 1993, Professor Trucios-Haynes practiced immigration and nationality law exclusively at the law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey & Bernsen & Loewy, P.C., where she provided legal services to Fortune 500 companies and high-net-worth individuals, participated in Congressional and Executive Department lobbying efforts, and represented Paul McCartney and his Band during its 1992 World Tour. Notably, Professor Trucios-Haynes' appellate work resulted in revising the U.S. Department of Labor's standard of review regarding U.S. employment experience acquired by foreign nationals in the permanent residence process.
Prior to joining the Brandeis School of Law faculty, Professor Trucios-Haynes was an active member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association and the New York County Bar Association, where she served as a member of the Immigration Committee from 1991 to 1993. Professor Trucios-Haynes currently is a member of the American Bar Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association.
Professor Trucios-Haynes has received a number of awards and fellowships at the University of Louisville. She was awarded the University of Louisville 2001 Award for Exemplary Multicultural Teaching, as well as the Frost Brown Todd Faculty Fellowship Award for Teaching (2001), the Brandeis School of Law Alumni Teaching Excellence Award (2001), and the Ann Oldfather Fellowship for Public Service in 1998. Professor Trucios-Haynes was the only Director of the Brandeis School of Law Immigration Mini-Clinic (1998-2000), a pilot project that offered real client clinical experience to students and providing pro bono representation to non-citizens in Louisville. Professor Trucios-Haynes served as the Reporter to the Erlenborn Commission of the Legal Services Corporation in 1998. Locally, she has served as a Member of Board, Kentucky Refugee Ministries and Planned Parenthood of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. On campus, Professor Trucios-Haynes has served on the University of Louisville, Commission on the Status of Women for five years, and the Women's Center Advisory Council.
Professor Trucios-Haynes teaches Constitutional Law I & II, International Law, Immigration Law, Administrative Law and Regulatory Law & Policy at the Brandeis School of Law. Her areas of scholarship have principally focused on the intersection of immigration, race and constitutional law issues, as well as the emerging scholarly area of Latino Critical Theory.
Professor Trucios-Haynes' areas of scholarly interest include immigration law, constitutional law and administrative law. Her publications include numerous articles and other publications on immigration law. Her most recent publication is, "Why 'Race Matters:' LatCrit Theory and Latina/o Racial Identity" in 12 La Raza Law Journal 1 (2000-2001).