Faculty

Shalini Ray
Assistant Professor of Law
205-348-1118
sray@law.ua.edu

Areas of Expertise:
Administrative Law
Immigration Law

Shalini Ray

Shalini Bhargava Ray is an immigration law scholar. She earned her B.A. from Stanford University and J.D. from Harvard Law School. She worked as a litigation associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Francisco after law school and then clerked for the Honorable Anita B. Brody (E.D. Pa.) in Philadelphia. She then served for two years as a staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and taught legal writing for several years. At UA Law, she has taught courses including Legislation & Regulation, Immigration Law, Legal Profession, and a seminar on citizenship.  Her recent articles include Saving Lives,  58 B.C. L. REV. 1225 (2017), Plenary Power and Animus in Immigration Law, 80 OHIO ST. L. J. 13 (2019), The Law of Rescue​, 108 CALIF. L. REV. 619 (2020), Abdication Through Enforcement, 96 IND. L. J. __ (2021) (forthcoming), and The Emerging Lessons of Trump v. Hawaii​, 29 WM. & MARY BILL RTS. J. __ (2021) (forthcoming).