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The Borders of PunishmentMigration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion$
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Katja Franko Aas and Mary Bosworth

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199669394

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.001.0001

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The Troublesome Intersections of Refugee Law and Criminal Law

The Troublesome Intersections of Refugee Law and Criminal Law

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(p.76) 4 The Troublesome Intersections of Refugee Law and Criminal Law
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The Borders of Punishment
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Catherine Dauvergne

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0005

This chapter examines the impact of the recent expansion of criminal law within refugee law. It suggests that misguided concern about the criminality of refugees has led to a much greater ambit for criminal law within refugee jurisprudence. This infusion of criminal concern goes against the original human rights focus of refugee law. It is particularly harmful to the rights interests of asylum seekers because it is unconstrained by the ‘rights of the accused’ context.

Keywords:   criminal law, refugee law, jurisprudence, asylum seekers, human rights

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