U-M Law School Refugee Caselaw Site: www.refugeecaselaw.org/Home.aspx
The biennial Colloquium on Challenges in International Refugee Law, which produces the Michigan Guidelines: www.refugeecaselaw.org/Michigan GeneralGuidelines.aspx
The first Colloquium, in April 1999, issued the Michigan Guidelines on the Internal Protection Alternative;
The second Colloquium, in March 2001, issued The Michigan Guidelines on Nexus to a Convention Ground, which define the meaning and application of the "for reasons of" clause in the refugee definition;
The third Colloquium, in March 2004, issued the Michigan Guidelines on Well-Founded Fear;
The fourth Colloquium, in November 2006, issued the Michigan Guidelines on Protection Elsewhere;
The fifth Colloquium, in November 2009, issued the Michigan Guidelines on the Right to Work;
The sixth Colloquium, slated for spring 2013, will take up the question of the exclusion of terrorists and other international criminals from refugee status.
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