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James C. Hathaway

James C. Hathaway

James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1998-



Forthcoming

  • The Rights of Refugees Under International Law. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, 2019.

Books

  • The Law of Refugee Status. 2nd ed. M. Foster, co-author. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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    Full Text: Cambridge Core (UMich users) | Cambridge Core
  • Transnational Law: Cases and Materials. T. Dickinson, M. W. Reimann, and J. Samuels, co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 2013.
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  • Editor. Human Rights and Refugee Law, 2 vols. Human Rights Law series. Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar, 2013.
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  • The Rights of Refugees Under International Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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    Full Text: Cambridge Core (UMich users) | Cambridge Core
  • Editor. Reconceiving International Refugee Law. Nijhoff Law Specials, vol. 30. The Hague, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Pub., 1997. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • The Law of Refugee Status. Toronto: Butterworths, 1991. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "Afterword." In Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration, and the Law, edited by B. Mayer and F. Crépeau, 467-9. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2017.
    Full Text: Elgar Online (UMich users) | Elgar Online
  • "Refugees and Asylum." In Foundations of International Migration Law, edited by B. Opeskin et al., 177-204. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository
  • "Internal Protection/Relocation/Flight Alternative as an Aspect of Refugee Status Determination." M. Foster, co-author. In Refugee Protection in International Law: UNHCR's Global Consultations on International Protection, edited by E. Feller et al., 357-417. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | Cambridge Core (UMich users) | Cambridge Core
  • "Refugee Law Is Not Immigration Law." In Globalism: People, Profits and Progress: Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of International Law, by Canadian Council on International Law; 134-57. The Hague, The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2002.
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  • "The Michigan Guidelines on the Internal Protection Alternative." In The Changing Nature of Persecution, by International Association of Refugee Law Judges (4th Conference: 2000); 182-4. Berne, Switzerland: Institute of Public Law, University of Berne, 2001.
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  • "Temporary Protection of Refugees: Threat or Solution?" In Perspectives on Refugee Protection in South Africa, edited by J. Handmaker et al., 41-9. Pretoria, South Africa: Lawyers for Human Rights, 2001.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository
  • "The International Refugee Rights Regime." In The Protection of Human Rights in Europe, 97-139. Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law, vol. 8, no. 2. The Hague, The Netherlands: Kluwer International, 2000.
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  • "The Relationship between Human Rights and Refugee Law: What Refugee Law Judges Can Contribute." In The Realities of Refugee Determination on the Eve of a New Millenium: The Role of the Judiciary, by International Association of Refugee Law Judges (3rd Conference: 1998); 80-90. Haarlem, The Netherlands: International Association of Refugee Law Judges, 1998.
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  • "Temporary Protection." M. A. Castillo, co-author. In Reconceiving International Refugee Law, edited by J. C. Hathaway, 1-21. Nijhoff Law Specials, vol. 30. The Hague, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Pub., 1997. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Is Refugee Status Really Elitist? An Answer to the Ethical Challenge." In Europe and Refugees: A Challenge? (L'Europe et les réfugiés: un défi?), edited by J. Carlier and D. Vanheule, 79-88. The Hague, The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 1997. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Refugee Status Arising From Generalized Oppression." In The Living Law of Nations: Essays on Refugees, Minorities, Indigenous Peoples and the Human Rights of Other Vulnerable Groups, edited by G. Alfredsson and P. Macalister-Smith, 61-7. Kehl, Germany: N.P. Engel Verlag, 1996. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "'Root Causes' as Refugee Protection: A Chimerical Promise." In Immigration and European Union: Building on a Comprehensive Approach, edited by S. Perrakis, 117-21. Athens: Ant N. Sakkoulas, 1995. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "Commentary: Three Critical Questions about the Study of Immigration Control." In Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective, edited by W. A. Cornelius, P. L. Martin, and J. F. Hollifield, 49-51. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1994. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "International Refugee Law: Humanitarian Standard or Protectionist Ploy?" In Human Rights and the Protection of Refugees Under International Law. Proceedings of a Conference Held in Montreal, November 29 - December 2, 1987, 183-92. Halifax, N.S.: The Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1988. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Journal Articles


Reviews


Other Publications

  • Introduction to Special Feature: Eighth Colloquium on Challenges in International Refugee Law. Mich. J. Int'l L. 39, no. 1 (2018): 1-4.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Lexis | Westlaw
  • Introduction to Special Feature: Seventh Colloquium on Challenges in International Refugee Law. Mich. J. Int'l L. 37, no. 2 (2016): 229-31.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Lexis | Westlaw
  • Introduction to Special Feature: Sixth Colloquium on Challenges in International Refugee Law. Mich. J. Int'l L. 35, no. 1 (2013): 1-2.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Lexis | Westlaw | WWW
  • "The Value of Year Books of International Law." Preface to Austl. Y.B. Int'l L. 27 (2008): i-ii.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN
  • "The Causal Nexus in International Refugee Law." Foreword to Mich. J. Int'l L. 23, no. 2 (2002): 207-9.
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  • Interpretation of the Definition of "Refugee" under Art. 1(A)(2) of the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, with a View to the Elaboration of a Community Instrument to Guide the Application of the Refugee Convention Pursuant to Art. 63(1)(c) of the Treaty of the European Communities. Brussels: European Commission, 2001.
  • Introduction to International Refugee Law: The Michigan Guidelines on the Internal Protection AlternativeMich. J. Int'l L. 21, no. 1 (1999): 131-3.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN | Lexis | Westlaw
  • "Can International Refugee Law be Made Relevant Again?" Preface to Reconceiving International Refugee Law, by J. C. Hathaway, editor, xvii-xxix. Nijhoff Law Specials, 30. The Hague, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Pub., (1997). (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "The Need for a New Vision of International Refugee Law." In Globalism and Regionalism: Options for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Canadian Council on International Law, 177-83. Ottawa: Canadian Council on International Law, 1995. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  •  Refugee Rights: Report on a Comparative Survey. J. A. Dent, co-author. Toronto: York Lanes Press, 1995. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "New Directions to Avoid Hard Problems: The Distortion of the Palliative Role of Refugee Protection." In Old Problems, New Directions: Proceedings of the Conference on Refugee Protection, 16-22. Sydney: Australian Council of Churches Refuee and Migrant Services, 1994. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
  • Preface to Symposium on the Human Rights of Refugees. J. Refugee Stud. 7, no. 1 (1994): 79-81. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
    Full Text: HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN
  • Rebuilding Trust: Report of the Review of Fundamental Justice in Information Gathering and Dissemination at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Ottawa: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, 1993. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • "A Structured Approach to Clinical Legal Education." In Legal Education in Canada. Reports and Background Papers of a National Conference on Legal Education held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 23-26, 1985, edited by R. J. Matas and D. J. McCawley, 389-403. Montreal: Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 1987. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty. Also published under the title "Clinical Legal Education" in Osgoode Hall L.J. 25, no. 2 (1987): 239-56.)
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  • Legal Aid in New Brunswick: An Empirical Evaluation. C. J. Richardson, co-author. Ottawa: Department of Justice (Canada), 1982. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty)

Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "New Directions to Avoid Hard Problems: The Distortion of the Palliative Role of Refugee Protection." J. Refugee Stud. 8, no. 3 (1995): 288-94. (Originally published under same title in Old Problems, New Directions: Proceedings of the Conference on Refugee Protection. Sydney: Australian Council of Churches, Refugee and Migrant Services, 1994. Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
    Full Text: HEIN (UMich users) | HEIN
  • "Reconceiving Refugee Law as Human Rights Protection." In Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Challenge, edited by K. E. Mahoney and P. Mahoney, 659-78. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer, 1993. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty. Originally published under the same title in J. Refugee Stud. 4, no. 2 (1991): 113-31.)
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  • "Reconceiving Refugee Law as Human Rights Protection." In Problems and Prospects of Refugee Law. Papers presented at the Colloquium organized by the Graduate Institute of International Studies in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, 23 and 24 May, 1991, 9-31. Geneva: The Graduate Institute of International Studies, 1992. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty. Originally published under the same title in J. Refugee Stud. 4, no. 2 (1991): 113-31.)
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Works in Progress & Working Papers

  • Prosecuting a Refugee for "Smuggling" Himself. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 429. Working Paper.
    Full Text: SSRN


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