The Law of Refugees and Forced Migration (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 19

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 2/16
Credits: 1
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • 1330-1600
  • WB119
01/14/2019 01/18/2019

Course Description

This short course will cover the existing international legal framework on forced migration and refugees, and it will discuss emerging potential regimes like the UN Global Compact on Refugees and International Mobility Convention. It will also introduce and analyze the U.S. federal statutes and regulations on persecution-based protection from removal that implement the Refugee Convention and Convention Against Torture.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: A final paper will be required to be submitted via EXPO (deadline to be announced, but it will be no later than two weeks after the last class session).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Immigration law, Human Rights, or International Law recommended, but not required Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, January 04, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, January 20, 11:59 PM