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Legal Change from the Bottom Up: The Development of Gender Asylum Jurisprudence in the United States

Legal Change from the Bottom Up: The Development of Gender Asylum Jurisprudence in the United States

Update: 2013-03-18
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Refugee Law Initiative
Human Rights Consortium

International Refugee Law seminar series: Legal Change from the Bottom Up: The Development of Gender Asylum Jurisprudence in the United States

Professor Deborah Anker, Harvard University

Deborah Anker is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Harvard Law School Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC). She has taught law students at Harvard for over 25 years. Author of a leading treatise, Law of Asylum in the United States, Anker has co-drafted ground-breaking gender asylum guidelines and amicus curiae briefs. Professor Anker is one of the most widely known asylum scholars and practitioners in the United States; she is cited frequently by international and domestic courts and tribunals, including the United States Supreme Court. In 2011, she was chosen to be a fellow of the prestigious American Bar Foundation. Deborah Anker is a pioneer in the development of clinical legal education in the immigration field, training students in direct representation of refugees and creating a foundation for clinics at law schools around the country.
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Legal Change from the Bottom Up: The Development of Gender Asylum Jurisprudence in the United States

Legal Change from the Bottom Up: The Development of Gender Asylum Jurisprudence in the United States

School of Advanced Study, University of London