Michael Kagan

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

4505 South Maryland Parkway

Box 451003

Las Vegas, NV 89154

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

'We Live in a Country of UNHCR': The UN Surrogate State and Refugee Policy in the Middle East

The UN Refugee Agency: Policy Development & Evaluation Service Research Paper No. 201 , UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2011
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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refugees, refugee protection, refugee policy, UNHCR, UNRWA, responsibility shift, Middle East

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Chivalry, Masculinity, and the Importance of Maleness to Judicial Decision Making

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Rebecca D. Gill, Michael Kagan and Fatma E. Marouf
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
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judicial decision making, immigration appeals, gender, panel effects

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Refugee Credibility Assessment and the 'Religious Imposter' Problem: A Case Study of Eritrean Pentecostal Claims in Egypt

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 1179, November 2010, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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refugee, credibility assessment, refugee status determination, asylum, religious persecution

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Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out)

1 Nev. L. J. Forum 80 (2017), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Immigration, Immigration Law

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Believable Victims: Asylum Credibility and the Struggle for Objectivity

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Human rights, immigration, asylum, credibility, refugees, adjudication

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Chevron's Liberty Exception

104 Iowa Law Review 491 (2019), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2019
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Administrative Law, Immigration Law, Chevron

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Justice on the Fly: The Danger of Errant Deportations

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 75, No. 2, p. 337, 2014, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 May 2021
Fatma E. Marouf, Michael Kagan and Rebecca D. Gill
Texas A&M University School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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immigration, deportation, stays of removal, Nken v. Holder

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Do Immigrants Have Freedom of Speech?

6 CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW CIRCUIT 84 , UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2015
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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immigration, freedom of speech, First Amendment, Citizens United, speech discrimination

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Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-24, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2017
Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill and Fatma E. Marouf
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 136 (316,887)
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Federal Courts, Legal Philosophy, Empirical Study of Law, Legal Research, Immigration

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A Taxonomy of Discretion: Refining the Legality Debate About Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 92, 2015, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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immigration, executive action, separation of powers, constitutional law

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Loud and Soft Anti-Chevron Decisions

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 134 (322,332)

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Administrative Law, Supreme Court

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Immigration Law's Looming Fourth Amendment Problem

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 104, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2015
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 130 (327,998)
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immigration law, criminal law, constitutional law, detainers, deportation, enforcement

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Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 50, P. 665, 2016, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 122 (343,725)
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immigration, DACA, DAPA, Obama, Department of Homeland Security, Administrative Procedure Act, APA, First amendment, Prosecutorial discretion

14.

Plenary Power Is Dead! Long Live Plenary Power!

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, 2015, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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plenary power, immigration, judicial review, constitutional limitation, freedom of speech, procedural due process

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When Immigrants Speak: The Precarious Status of Non-Citizen Speech Under the First Amendment

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1237, 2016, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Immigration, Immigration Law, Free Speech, First Amendment, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law

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Immigrant Victims, Immigrant Accusers

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 48, 2015, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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immigration, U Visa, immigrant victim, immigrant accuser

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The New Era of Presidential Immigration Law

55 WASHBURN LAW JOURNAL 117 (2016) , UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Mar 2016
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Immigration, Immigration Law

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Speaker Discrimination: The Next Frontier of Free Speech

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 42, 2015, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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freedom of speech, First Amendment, corporate speech, campaign finance, speaker discrimination

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Buying Time? False Assumptions About Abusive Appeals

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 63, 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Michael Kagan, Fatma E. Marouf and Rebecca D. Gill
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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immigration, immigration appeals, deportation, stays of removal, case management

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Shrinking the Post-Plenary Power Problem

68 Florida Law Review Forum 59 (2016)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Immigration, Immigration Law

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Limiting Deterrence: Judicial Resistance to Detention of Asylum-Seekers in Israel and the United States

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 51, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Aug 2015
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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immigration, refugee, asylum, mass detention, deterrence

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Chevron’s Asylum: Judicial Deference in Refugee Cases

Houston Law Review
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2022
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Administrative Law, Immigration Law, Chevron, Arbitrary and Capricious

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In Defense of Deportation Defense

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 56, 2022
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Nov 2022
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Immigration; legal aid; legal profession; social justice; social movements

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The Public Defender’s Pin: Untangling Free Speech Regulation in the Courtroom

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2017
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Free Speech, Courts, Race, First Amendment, Criminal Justice

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Regulatory Constitutional Law: Protecting Immigrant Free Speech without Relying on the First Amendment

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2023
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Immigration Law, Free Speech, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law

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Persecution in the Fog of War: The House of Lords' Decision in Adan

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2002
Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Michael Kagan and William P. Johnson
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Saint Louis University

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international law, refugee status, civil war, differential impact