March 2009 Issue of the Researcher

The Researcher is published three times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) in Ireland. It is a publication which combines academic papers, summaries of caselaw, guides to new legislation, reports of conferences, articles on RDC services and items of country of origin information.

The current issue features the following articles:

Source Assessment in COI Research
James O’Sullivan, RDC

Case C-465/07 Meki Elgafaji and Noor Elgafaji v. Staatssecretaris van Justitie, European Court of Justice, 17 February, 2009
Statement by UNHCR

Medical evidence in the asylum process – recent developments
David Leonard, BL

The Preliminary ruling procedure in the field of immigration and asylum law
Jonathan Tomkin

Vincentian Refugee Centre
Sr Breege Keenan

Consanguineous marriage and attitudes to disability in some Arabic cultures
Patrick Dowling, RDC

Recent Developments in Refugee and Immigration Law
John Stanley, BL

Relocation, Relocation – The impact of internal relocation on women asylum seekers
Claire Bennett, Asylum Aid

Research on errors of recall by asylum seekers
Edited by Paul Daly, RDC

Book Review – Handbook on Immigration and Asylum in Ireland 2007
Paul Daly, RDC

Please download the current issue of The Researcher here:

The Researcher – Issue 12 (March 2009)

Articles and summaries contained in The Researcher do not necessarily reflect the views of the management of the Refugee Documentation Centre or of the Legal Aid Board.

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