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International Graduate Lecture Programs Lecture Series (02-28-17)

 

Miami Law and International Graduate Law Programs cordially invite you to attend the International Law Lecture Series talk featuring Samantha Knights.

The Global Refugee Crisis and International Law: the European Response

The current flows of asylum seekers into Europe is having enormous practical and political impact on member states. The EU has sought to manage these flows by a number of means including by a regulation which permits refugees to be sent back to the first EU country where they could have claimed asylum. This system is unfair and completely unworkable in practice and places a disproportionate burden on countries such as Italy and Greece. What is being done in Europe and what could be done?

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Miami Law Campus
1311 Miller Drive, Room D201
Coral Gables, FL 33146
12:30 - 1:50 p.m.

Lunch will be served.

Please RSVP to intl-llm@law.miami.edu

 

NameSamantha Knights is a practicing barrister at Matrix in London, United Kingdom. She is highly recommended in the legal directories and has a broad practice but focusing on civil liberties, immigration and asylum, public law, and international law. Her cases involve ground breaking developments in law before the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, and European Court of Human Rights and Court of Justice of the European Union. She has particular expertise in national security cases.

For more information or to request disability accommodation, please contact the office of the International Graduate Law Programs preferably at least 10 days in advance of the event at intl-llm@law.miami.edu or 305-284-5402.

 

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