International Law of Migration and Refugees

Section 1, Spring 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 10/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course explores the international law of migration, with a focus on refugee law. It examines how the international treaty system governs and shapes states’ treatment of temporary workers, refugees, and other short- and long-term migrants. The seminar also addresses how refugee law is incorporated into the U.S. legal system, with special attention to asylum-seekers from Latin America and issues at the southern border.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will submit a substantial research paper via EXPO no later than noon on the last day of the final exam period.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**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.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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