Habeas Petitions 101 – Law & Practicalities

Webinar Details

The ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA) and the National Immigration Litigation Alliance (NILA) invite you view this hour-long webinar for immigration practitioners focused on federal court practice. The specific topic covered for this webinar is Habeas Petitions 101 – Law & Practicalities.

This webinar will address the nuts and bolts of habeas corpus petitions. Topics that will be addressed include when and where to file a habeas petition on behalf of a client, what to include in the complaint, whom to sue and serve, and what happens after the habeas corpus petition is filed. This webinar is ideally suited for newer practitioners who are contemplating filing habeas actions.


Recorded Date

August 2, 2021


  • Trina Realmuto, Executive Director, NILA
  • Kristin Macleod-Ball, Senior Staff Attorney, NILA

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