Susan M. Akram

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"Self-Determination, Statehood, and the Refugee Question under International Law in Namibia, Palestine, Western Sahara, and Tibet," in Still Waiting for Tomorrow: The Law and Politics of Unresolved Refugee Crises 75, S. Akram & T. Syring, eds., Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2014). 

Still Waiting for Tomorrow: The Law and Politics of Unresolved Refugee CrisesCambridge Scholars Publishing, with Tom Syring, eds. (2014). 

"UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees," in The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies 227, E, Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, G. Loescher, K. Long & N. Sigona, eds., Oxford University Press (2014). 


"Millennium Development Goals and the Protection of Displaced and Refugee Women and Girls," in Symposium, Migration and Human Rights, 2013 Laws 283 (2013). 
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"Arab-Israeli Conflict," in v.1 Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law 499, Rudiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press (2012). 


"Do Constitutions Make a Difference in the Protection of Fundamental Human Rights? Comparing the United States and Israel," in The Dynamics of Constitutionalism in the Age of Globalisation 89, Frishman & Muller, eds., Hague Academic Press (2010). 
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International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Rights-Based Approach to Middle East Peace, with M. Lynk, I. Scobbie & M. Dumper, eds., Routledge Publishers (2010). 

"Refugees and the Right of Return," in v.3 Encyclopedia of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 1233, Cheryl Rubenberg, ed., Lynne Rienner Publishers (2010). 


"Myths and Realities of the Palestinian Refugee Problem: Reframing the Right of Return," in Symposium, Commemorating the Naksa, Evoking the Nakba, 8 MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies 183 (2008). 
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"The Arab Charter on Human Rights 2004," with A. al-Midani & M. Cabinettes, 24 Boston University International Law Journal 147 (2007). [English translation] 
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Book Review, John Quigley, The Case for Palestine: An International Law Perspective, 2d ed., Duke University Press (2005), 26 Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 154 (2006). 

"Are They Human Children or Just Border Rats?" 15 Boston University Public Interest Law Journal 187 (2006). 
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"The Wall and the Law: A Tale of Two Judgements," with Michael Lynk, 24 Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 61 (2006). 
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"Immigration and Constitutional Consequences of Post-9/11 Policies Involving Arabs and Muslims in the United States: Is Alienage a Distinction without a Difference?" with Maritza Karmely, 38 U.C. Davis Law Review 609 (2005). 
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"Race and Civil Rights Pre-September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims," with K. R. Johnson, in Civil Rights in Peril: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims 9, Elaine C. Hagopian, ed., Pluto Press (2004). 

"A Reading of the International Court of Justice Opinion on the Legality of Israel's Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories," with John Quigley, The Palestine Center: A Briefing Paper  (July, 2004). 

"Temporary Protection as an Instrument for Implementing the Right of Return for Palestinian Refugees," with Terry Rempel, 22 Boston University International Law Journal 1 (2004). 
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"U.S. Measures Against Terrorism: The Civil Rights Impacts," with Kevin R. Johnson, in Anti-Terrorist Measures and Human Rights 137, W. Benedek & A. Yotopoulos-Marangopoulos, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (2004). 


"The Aftermath of September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims in America," 24 (Special Issue) Arab Studies Quarterly 61 (2002). 

"Orientalism Revisited in Asylum and Refugee Claims," in Human Rights and Moral Imperialism: A Critical Anthology 61, Berta Hernandez-Truyol, ed., New York University Press (2002). 

"Palestinian Refugees and Their Legal Status: Rights, Politics and Implications for a Just Solution," 31 Journal of Palestine Studies 36 (Spring 2002). 

"Race, Civil Rights, and Immigration Law After September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims," with Kevin R. Johnson, 58 New York University Annual Survey of American Law 295 (2002). Reprinted in 24 Immigration and Nationality Law Review 3 (2003). 
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"Reinterpreting Palestinian Refugee Rights under International Law," in Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return 165, Naseer Aruri, ed., Pluto Press (2001). 

"Brief Amicus Curiae on the Status of Palestinian Refugees under International Law," with Guy Goodwin-Gill, 11 Palestine Yearbook of International Law  (2000-01). 

"Durable Solutions for Palestinian Refugees: A Challenge to the Oslo Process," with Terry Rempel, 11 Palestine Yearbook of International Law  (2000-01). 


"Reinterpreting Palestinian Refugee Rights Under International Law, and a Framework for Durable Solutions," Conference Briefing Papers  (2000). Conference: The Right of Return: Palestinian Refugees and Prospects for a Durable Peace 

"Temporary Protected Status and its Applicability to the Palestinian Refugee Case," BADIL - Information & Discussion Brief  (2000). [In English and Arabic] 

"Fora Available for Palestinian Refugee Restitution, Compensation and Related Claims," BADIL - Information & Discussion Brief  (2000). [English and Arabic] 

"Orientalism Revisited in Asylum and Refugee Claims," 12 International Journal of Refugee Law 7 (2000). 
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"Palestinian Refugee Rights: Parts 1, 2 and 3," in Information Briefs The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine (July & August 2000). [News & Analysis section] 
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"Immigration and National Identity: Membership, Difference and (Trans)National Imagination," 93 American Society of International Law Proceedings 212 (1999). 
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"Scheherezade Meets Kafka: Two Dozen Sordid Tales of Ideological Exclusion," 14 Georgetown Immigration Law Journal 51 (1999). 
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"The World Refugee Regime in Crisis: A Failure to Fulfill the Burdensharing and Humanitarian Requirements of the 1951 Refugee Convention," 93 American Society of International Law Proceedings 213 (1999). 
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Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, v.2, Advanced Topics, American Immigration Lawyers' Association, editor (1995). 

"Traps for the Unwary, or Major Issues on Judicial Review of Deportation Decisions under INA Section 106," in v.2 The Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook American Immigration Lawyers' Association (1995). 


Medical Testimony on Victims of Torture: A Physician's Guide to Political Asylum Cases, with others, Physicians for Human Rights (1991). 

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"Historic Court Decision Protects First Amendment Rights of Dissident Aliens," 18 Immigration Newsletter  (Spring 1989). 


Asylum - A Guide to Establishing Pro Bono Programs, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Palo Alto (1987). 

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