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Asylum & Refugee Law (LAW-656-002)
McConnell

Meets: 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM (TH) - Room 401

Enrolled: 29 / Limit: 40


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Description

Explores law, moral obligations, and national sovereignty, and the ways in which the interplay of these forces results in the making of U.S. asylum law and policy. Topics include review of the debate over the causes of refugees, the evolution of international legal refugee protection, and the extent to which Congress sought to make U.S. asylum law comport with U.S. international obligations. The course provides an understanding of the policy considerations underlying asylum law, review and critique of prevailing asylum law, and litigation issues in asylum removal proceedings and on appeal.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Forced Migration: Law and Policy (Martin, Aleinikoff, et al.; 2007 edition)

First Class Readings

Forced Migration, pages 1 to 66

Syllabus

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