05 June 2018

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


The draft of a book entitled The Arc of Protection: Toward a New International Refugee Regime has been posted on Public Seminar. The authors, Alex Aleinikoff and Leah Zamore, "welcome a discussion of the issues, including criticisms and corrections now–before it goes between hard covers." The chapters are presented individually, and comments from readers can be found/added at the bottom of each web page.
- Introduction
- Chapter 1: The Inconvenient Refugee
- Chapter 2: Protection, International Protection and Necessary Flight
- Chapter 3: Principles of Protection
- Chapter 4: The Responsibility to Solve
- Chapter 5: Conclusion - Achieving the Vision

Additional commentary from experts will also be posted on Public Seminar. The first comes from David Scott Fitzgerald.

Other publications:

Anti-Gang/Guerrilla Opinions are Political Opinions (RefLaw, June 2018) [text]

Deporting Dreamers as an International Crime against Humanity (SSRN, May 2018) [text]

IHL & the Protection of Migrants Caught in Armed Conflict (Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog, June 2018) [text]

The Missing Link in Migration Governance: An Advisory Opinion by the International Court of Justice (EJIL: Talk Blog, May 2018) [text]

A Nationalist Backlash to International Refugee Law: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Turkey (SSRN, May 2018) [text]

The Need to Establish and Enforce the Liability of Refugee-Generating Entities: Addressing the Normative Lacuna in the Intersection between International Refugee Law and the Law of International Responsibility (SSRN, April 2018) [text]

"The Paradox of Safe Areas in Ethnic Civil Wars," Global Responsibility to Protect, vol. 10, no. 3 (2018) [open access]

"Strengthening the Global Refugee Protection System," Journal on Migration and Human Security (March 2018) [open access]
- This special collection of JMHS articles "analyzes state policies in light of international law, examines refugee-producing conditions, highlights promising new initiatives, and creates a strong analytical and evidence base for reform."

"A Tale of Non-State Actors and Human Rights at Sea: Maritime Migration Crisis and Commercial Vessels’ Obligations," Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional, vol. 18 (Enero-Diciembre 2018) [open access]

The Trial of Dopé: The Modernity of Witchcraft Asylum Claims (AMMODI Blog, May 2018) [text]

The UN's 'Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework': Actually a 'Contingent Refugee Assistance Project', London, 21 May 2018 [info]
- A podcast of this seminar is available here.

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 1 (3 May 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 2 (3 May 2018)

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