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Call # KF4836 .R36 2009
Author Ramji-Nogales, Jaya
Title Refugee roulette : disparities in asylum adjudication and proposals for reform / Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Andrew I. Schoenholtz, and Philip G. Schrag ; foreword by Edward M. Kennedy
Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2009
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Descript. xix, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Asylum, Right of -- United States
Administrative procedure -- United States
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Judicial statistics -- United States
Contents The asylum process -- The regional asylum offices -- The immigration courts -- The board of immigration appeals -- The United States courts of appeals -- Conclusions and policy recommendations -- Refugee roulette in the Canadian casino / Audrey Macklin -- Refugee roulette : a UK perspective / Robert Thomas -- Consistency, credibility, and culture / Bruce J. Einhorn -- Asylum in a different voice? : judging immigration claims and gender / Carrie Menkel-Meadow -- Refugee roulette in an administrative law context : the déjà vu of decisional disparities in agency adjudication / Margaret H. Taylor -- Learning to live with unequal justice : asylum and the limits to consistency / Steven H. Legomsky -- The counsel conundrum : effective representation in immigration proceedings / M. Margaret McKeown and Allegra McLeod
Alt Author Schoenholtz, Andrew Ian, 1951-
Schrag, Philip G., 1943-
OCLC # 318100536
Table of Contents
Part IRefugee Roulette 
 1The Asylum Process11
 2The Regional Asylum Offices17
 3The Immigration Courts33
 4The Board of Immigration Appeals61
 5The United States Courts of Appeals77
 6Conclusions and Policy Recommendations89
Part IIInternational, Judicial, and Scholarly Perspectives 
 7Refugee Roulette in the Canadian Casino / Audrey Macklin135
 8Refugee Roulette: A UK Perspective / Robert Thomas164
 9Consistency, Credibility, and Culture / Bruce J. Einhorn187
 10Asylum in a Different Voice? Judging Immigration Claims and Gender / Carrie Menkel-Meadow202
 11Refugee Roulette in an Administrative Law Context: The Déjà Vu of Decisional Disparities in Agency Adjudication / Margaret H. Taylor227
 12Learning to Live with Unequal Justice: Asylum and the Limits to Consistency / Steven H. Legomsky250
 13The Counsel Conundrum: Effective Representation in Immigration Proceedings / M. Margaret McKeown, Allegra McLeod286