International Association of Refugee Law Judges

Norwegian Supreme Court - decision in asylum case

An applicant who had been granted asylum in Hungary and fled Hungary lodged a new application for asylum in Norway. Here is the Norwegian Supreme Court's decision

Article U Berlit, H Doerig & H Storey published in Oxford University Press

As a result of the Berlin workshop in June 2015 the article of Uwe Berlit, Harald Doerig & Hugo Storey has been published by Oxford University Press

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IARLJ - Europe / EASO Project

Further Information Note on appointment of experts to work on developing judicial training materials within the IARLJ- Europe 3 year project with EASO
16 December 2015

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Online texts and sources on refugee law

Members may wish to know of Oxford University Press's recent initiative in making available free online a treasure trove of key texts and sources on refugee law.

These can be accessed through http://opil.ouplaw.com/page/refugee-law

Essay in Juris Monthly

Essay in Juris Monthly magazine in 2015, S. 196 ff. Embassy decision to refugees instead of illegal smuggling; RiBVerwG Prof. Dr. Harald Dörig

Harald Dörig wrote an article for this magazine with the highest numbers of copies in Germany (and Europe): one million copies each edition. It is a magazine for lawyers in all fields of law (contract, labour, criminal, public) and is not written for insiders, but for general legal profession. A rough translation (with the help of google translator) into English is available. pdfGerman version and pdfEnglish (rough translation)


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