Tom Syring

University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

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P.O. Box 6706

St. Olavs plass 5

Oslo, 0130

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

European Court of Human Rights' Judgment on Expulsion of Asylum Seekers: M.S.S. v. Belgium & Greece

ASIL Insights, Vol. 15, Issue 5 (2011)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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European Court of Human Rights, Refugees, Asylum, Expulsion, Non-refoulement, Terrorism, CEAS, M.S.S. v. Belgium & Greece

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Protecting the Protectors or Victimizing the Victims Anew? 'Material Support of Terrorism' and Exclusion from Refugee Status in U.S. and European Courts

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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National Security, Material Support of Terrorism, USA PATRIOT Act, Exclusion, Refugee Status, U.S. Supreme Court, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, European Court of Justice, Federal Republic of Germany v. B & D, Convention Against Torture, Non-refoulement, M.S.S. v. Belgium and Greece

Still Waiting for Tomorrow: The Law and Politics of Unresolved Refugee Crises

STILL WAITING FOR TOMORROW: THE LAW AND POLITICS OF UNRESOLVED REFUGEE CRISES, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Susan M. Akram and Tom Syring (eds.), ISBN: (10): 1-4438-5664-9 , Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-66
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Tom Syring and Susan Musarrat Akram
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and Boston University School of Law
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Abstract:

Refugee crises, protection gaps, EU Foreign Policy, armed conflict, DRC, Iraq, Palestine, Tibet, West-Sahara, Material Support of Terrorism

4.

Candide, or Pessimism: Fighting Piracy and Transnational Crime in Uncharted Waters

Interdisciplinary Political Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Piracy, UNCLOS, Transnational Organized Crime, UNCTOC, Somalia, Nigeria, EUNAVFOR, operation Atalanta, PMSC

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Introductory Note to the European Court of Human Rights’ Judgment on the Legality of a Ban on Wearing Full-Face Veils in Public (Case of S.A.S. v. France)

53 International Legal Materials 1025 (2014)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Feb 2015
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Full-face veil, S.A.S. v. France, European Court of Human Rights, French ban, European Convention on Human Rights, right to respect for private life, freedom of religion, principle of ‘living together’

6.

Truth versus Justice: A Tale of Two Cities?

International Legal Theory, Vol. 12 (2006)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Civil War, Insurgents, Transitional Justice, Legal Theory, Philosophy of Law, ICC, Truth Commissions, Courts of Law, Peace

7.

Introductory Note to the European Court of Justice's Decision on Preconditions for Exclusion from Refugee Status (Federal Republic of Germany v. B and D)

International Legal Materials, Vol. 50, No. 1 (2011), pp. 114-132
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Exclusion, Refugee Status, Terrorism, Non-refoulement, Common European Asylum System, European Court of Human Rights, Court of Justice of the European Union

8.

A Pirate and a Refugee: Reservations and Responses in the Fight Against Piracy

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Piracy, Refugees, Exclusion Clause, Refugee Convention, Universal Jurisdiction, UNCLOS, Somalia

9.

Beyond Occupation: Protected Persons and the Expiration of Obligations

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Occupation, State Responsibility, Refugees, IDPs, Protected Persons, Geneva Conventions, Refugee Convention, Ceased Circumstances

10.

U.S. Court Issues Writ of Mandamus, Effectively Removing Organization from Terror List: In Re People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran

ASIL Insights, Vol. 16, Issue 34 (2012)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Terror Designations, Delisting, PMOI, Writ of Mandamus, U.S. Secretary of State, FTO, Nada v. Switzerland, ECtHR

11.

International Norm-Making on Forced Displacement: Challenges and Complexity (Introductory Remarks)

Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law), Vol. 106 (March 2012), pp. 429-430
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Apr 2013
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

International Norm-Making, Soft Law, Climate Change, Forced Displacement, Migration, International Refugee Law, Statelessness

12.

Coping with Peace: Truth Commissions, Courts of Law and the Pursuit of Justice

Local-Global: Studies in Community Sustainability, Vol. 2 (2006)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Transitional Justice, Truth Commissions, Courts of Law, Reconciliation, Peace

13.

Fata Morgana and the Lure of Law - Rebuilding a War-Torn State after Regime Breakdown: Prospects, Limits, and Illusions

Chapter 3 in Adenrele Awotona (ed.), Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Iraq: Policies, Programs and International Perspectives, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2008)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 May 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2013
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

Regime-Change, State-Rebuilding, Constitution-Drafting, Democratization, Preemptive Strike Afghanistan, Iraq, Security, Justice, Reconciliation, Weapons of Mass Destruction

14.

Alternation Denied: Africa’s Presidential 30+ Club

ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Abstract:

root causes of refugee crises, constitutional coups d’état, fossilization of political systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, drivers of migration, democratic alternation

15.

The Sirens and the Emperor: The European Union between Attraction and Intervention

Tom Syring, ‘The Sirens and the Emperor: The European Union between Attraction and Intervention’, pp. 249-296 in STILL WAITING FOR TOMORROW: THE LAW AND POLITICS OF UNRESOLVED REFUGEE CRISES, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Susan M. Akram and Tom Syring (eds.), ISBN: (10): 1-4438-5664-9. 2014,
Posted: 12 Sep 2014
Tom Syring
University of Oslo - Faculty of Law - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Abstract:

Interventions, refugee crises, armed conflict, international refugee law, EU overseas missions, protection gaps, CFSP, CEAS, Congo (DRC), Somalia.