25 July 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Book Review: Voting Rights of Refugees (Border Criminologies Blog, July 2017) [text]

Debate: The Refugee Convention is Out of Date, Sydney, 6 June 2017 [info]
- Follow link for summary and video.

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, vol. 40, no. 2 (Summer 2017) [full-text]
- Issue jointly published with the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal. Mix of articles, including "Advancing Migrants' Rights in the United States Using International Law, "Migrants’ Rights in the U.S. System under the Inter-American Human Rights System," "Concerns for Immigrants’ Rights in California: An Overview to Access to Legal Representation and Access to Asylum" and "The Reception and Processing of Minors in the United States in Comparison to that of Australia and Canada: Would Being a Party to the UN Convention on the Right of the Child Make a Difference in U.S. Courts?"

Humanizing the Laws of War: The Red Cross and the Development of International Humanitarian Law, Geneva, 29 June 2017 [info]
- Follow link for summary and video.

"Let Me Be a Refugee," Law & Politics Book Review, vol. 27, no. 5 (June 2017) [text]
- Full title of book reviewed is Let Me Be a Refugee: Administrative Justice and the Politics of Asylum in the United States, Canada and Australia.

Non-Refoulement as Lex Specialis? (LSE Human Rights Blog, July 2017) [text]

Persons in Need of International Protection (UNHCR, June 2017) [text]

"Protecting Asylum-Seekers Prior to Determination of Refugee Status: Reinterpreting the Refugee Convention and Assessing Contemporary State Practice on Non-Refoulement," IIUM Law Journal, vol. 25, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]
- Note: IIUM = International Islamic University Malaysia.

Reframing Non-Refoulement as an Individual Right under International Law? (RLI Blog, July 2017) [text]

"The Refugee Crisis as Civil Liberties Crisis," Columbia Law Review, vol. 117, no. 5 (2017) [full-text]

"Symposium on Framing Global Migration Law – Part II," AJIL Unbound, vol. 111 (2017) [open access]
- Features eight articles. See also Part I. As the introduction notes: " Part I of this symposium on framing global migration law introduced broad conceptual parameters of a new field, looking back to its international law roots and forward to a new orientation beyond the strictures of refugee law. Part II looks to situate global migration law along a range of theoretical dimensions. ..."

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