11 December 2014

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items, incl. Expert Testimony


Considerations on the Impact of Measures relating to Ebola Virus Disease, on Persons Who are or may be in Need of International Protection (UNHCR, Dec. 2014) [text]

Human Rights, Immigration, and Border Walls (SSRN, Nov. 2014) [text]

Inequality, Immigration and Refugee Protection, Oxford, 26 Nov. 2014 [access]
- See also info re. related e-book.

Ivor C. Jackson, Key Figure in Shaping UNHCR Protection Mandate Dies (UNHCR, Dec. 2014) [text]

"Multiple Nationality and Refugees," Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 47, no. 4 (2014) [full-text via SSRN]

"Non-Refoulement between 'Common Article 1' and 'Common Article 3'," Chapter 16 in Refuge from Inhumanity? War Refugees and International Humanitarian Law (Brill, July 2014) [eprint via Bepress]

"Psychological Assessment Protocol for Asylum Applications in Federal Immigration Courts," Annals of Psychotherapy & Integrative Health (Fall 2014) [full-text]

Expert testimony:

Two forthcoming books discuss the role of expert opinions and witnesses in asylum hearings.  One is available this month - Adjudicating Refugee and Asylum Status: The Role of Witness, Expertise, and Testimony (Cambridge University Press, Dec. 2014) - while the other - African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony, and Refugee Rights (Ohio University Press) - will be published May 2015.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (14 Nov. 2014)

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