Sean Rehaag

Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Director & Associate Professor

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

http://www.osgoode.yorku.ca/rehaag-sean/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Judicial Review of Refugee Determinations: The Luck of the Draw?

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2012, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 9/2012
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 1,730 (18,360)
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Refugee law, immigration law, administrative law, public law, adjudication, Canada, Federal Court, access to justice, empirical legal studies

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Judicial Review of Refugee Determinations (II): Revisiting the Luck of the Draw

Queen's Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 861 (50,825)
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Refugee law, immigration law, administrative law, adjudication, judicial behaviour, access to justice, empirical legal studies, Canada, Federal Court

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Luck of the Draw III: Using AI to Examine Decision-Making in Federal Court Stays of Removal

Refugee Law Lab Working Paper (11 January 2023), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4322881
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jan 2023
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 690 (68,088)

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Immigration Law, Stay of Removal, Interlocutory Orders, Judicial Analytics, Empirical Legal Studies, Computational Law, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Large Language Models, Federal Court, Canada

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Access to Justice for Refugees: How Legal Aid and Quality of Counsel Impact Fairness and Efficiency in Canada's Asylum System

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Dec 2021
York University - Centre for Refugee Studies, Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 681 (69,262)
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Access to Justice; Quality of Counsel; Refugee Law; Canada

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'I Simply Do Not Believe': A Case Study of Credibility Determinations in Canadian Refugee Adjudication

38 Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues 28
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2017
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 677 (69,918)

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Refugee, Credibility, Empirical, Canada, Administrative Law, Bias

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Patrolling the Borders of Sexual Orientation: Bisexual Refugee Claims in Canada

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 53, p. 59, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2009
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 647 (73,909)

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refugee, asylum, bisexual, bisexuality, sexual orientation, law, Canada, queer theory, compulsory heterosexuality, persecution, empirical

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Troubling Patterns in Canadian Refugee Adjudication

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 590 (83,056)
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refugee, law, Canada, sucess rates, inconsistencies, refugee appeal division, empirical

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No Refuge: Hungarian Romani Refugee Claimants in Canada

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12/2015
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
University of Western Ontario - Department of Anthropology, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 556 (89,371)
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Refugee Law, Canada, Hungary, Roma, Administrative Decision-Making, Institutional Bias, Quality of Counsel, Empirical Legal Research

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Unappealing: An Assessment of the Limits on Appeal Rights in Canada's New Refugee Determination System

(2016) 49:1 UBC Law Review 203, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 42/2015
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2016
Angus Gavin Grant and Sean Rehaag
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 525 (95,994)
Citation 1

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Refugee Law, Administrative Law, Canada, Empirical Legal Studies

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Claim Types in Canada’s Refugee Determination System: An Empirical Snapshot (2013-2021)

Refugee Law Lab Working Paper (29 January 2023), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4341740
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jan 2023
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 519 (97,314)

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Refugee Law, Immigration Law, Canada, Empirical, Quantitative, Political Opinion, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Religion, Race, Ethnicity

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The Role of Counsel in Canada's Refugee Determination System: An Empirical Assessment

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 49, p. 71, 2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 498 (102,401)

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Refugees, Canada, Legal Aid, Lawyers, Immigration Consultants, Empirical

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Experimenting with Credibility in Refugee Adjudication: Gaydar

9:1 Canadian Journal of Human Rights 1, 2020
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Sean Rehaag and Hilary Evans Cameron
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and Lincoln Alexander School of Law, Toronto Metropolitan University
Downloads 397 (133,574)

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Refugee, Asylum, Sexual Minorities, LGBTQ, Gender, Sexuality, Credibility, Evidence, Fact-Finding, Gaydar, Experimental, Refugee Law, Canada, Administrative Law

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Bisexuals Need Not Apply: A Comparative Appraisal of Refugee Law and Policy in Canada, the United States, and Australia

International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 415, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 367 (145,855)
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bisexuality, sexual orientation, refugee, asylum, law, credibility, Canada, Australia, United States

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Do Women Refugee Judges Really Make a Difference? An Empirical Analysis of Gender and Outcomes in Canadian Refugee Determinations

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 23, p. 627, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 282 (193,027)

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Gender, Judging, Law, Refugee, Immigration, Empirical, Canada

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Transgender Erasure: Barriers Facing Transgender Refugees in Canada

McGill Law Journal, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4545355
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Aug 2023
Alexandra Verman and Sean Rehaag
Refugee Law Lab and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 252 (216,119)

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Refugee Law, Transgender, Sexual Orientation, Gender, Canada, Refugee Status Determination, Mixed Methods, Quantitative, Interviews

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The Right to Seek Asylum in Canada (During a Global Pandemic)

Osgoode Hall Law Journal (Forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
Elise Mercier and Sean Rehaag
North Star Immigration Law and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 245 (222,139)
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Refugee law, Canada, pandemic, COVID, interdiction, safe third country agreement

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Promoting Privacy, Fairness and the Open Court Principle in Immigration and Refugee Proceedings

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Nov 2021
Jon Khan and Sean Rehaag
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 220 (246,343)

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Privacy, Open Court Principle, Privacy, Fairness, Federal Court, Canada, Refugee Law, Immigration Law, Legal Technology

18.

Bordering on Legality: Canadian Church Sanctuary and the Rule of Law

Refuge, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 43, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
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Sanctuary, Refugee, Canada, Rule of Law, Religion, Legal Pluralism, Civil Disobedience

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Tough-On-Refugees Policy Reflects Badly on Canada (Les réfugiés écartés - La protection des demandeurs d'asile n'est pas un acte de générosité, mais une obligation juridique du Canada)

La Presse, Montréal, p. A22, 2009
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 May 2016
McGill University - Faculty of Law, Government of Canada - Federal Court of Appeal, University of Ottawa - Faculty of LawUniversity of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
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Canada, Immigration, Refugees, Jason Kenney

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Immigration Detention meets Evidence Law: a discussion paper

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Sep 2021
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 136 (372,963)
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Evidence law, immigration detention, administrative law

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Legalbench: A Collaboratively Built Benchmark for Measuring Legal Reasoning in Large Language Models

2023 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Datasets and Benchmarks Track
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 06 Dec 2023
Stanford University, Stanford Law School, Stanford Law School, Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Maxime Tools, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics, Stanford University, Maxime Tools, LawBeta, University of California, Santa Barbara, South Texas College of Law Houston, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, St. Thomas University - School of Law, Harvard University, Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, Stanford University, Stanford University, University of Bern - Faculty of Science, Stanford University - CodeX - Center for Legal Informatics, University of Minnesota Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford Legal Design Lab, Stanford University - Stanford Codex Center, University of Virginia School of Law, Maxime Tools, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, University of Toronto, Stanford University, Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Harvard University, Casetext, Golden Gate University School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington, Harvard Law School, Independent and Stanford University
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legal practice, law and technology, large language models, artificial intelligence, empirical legal methods, machine learning

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Judgments v Reasons in Federal Court Refugee Claim Judicial Reviews: A Bad Precedent?

44:2 Dalhousie Law Journal (forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Sep 2021
Sean Rehaag and Pierre-André Thériault
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
Downloads 103 (458,497)

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Canada, Administrative Law, Refugee Law, Judicial Decision-Making, Judgments, Reasons, Empirical Legal Studies,

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Sexual Orientation in Canada's Revised Refugee Determination System: An Empirical Snapshot

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 29 (2017)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Downloads 98 (474,431)

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Refugee law, Sexual Orientation, Gender, Canada, Administrative Law, Empirical Legal Studies

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Restricted Access to Justice for Canadians Mistreated Abroad: Abdelrazik v. Canada (Re: Interim Costs)

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
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Access to Justice, Interim Costs, Anti-terrorism, National Security, Canada, Constitutional Litigation

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Canadian “Dreamers”: Access to Postsecondary Education

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4336398
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jan 2023
North Star Immigration Law, Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and FCJ Refugee Centre
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Immigration Law, Postsecondary Education, Canada, Precarious Legal Status, Undocumented, Dreamers, Humanitarian Assistance

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A Snapshot of the Law in the Streets: Reflections of a Former Parkdale Academic Director

Journal of Law and Social Policy 32. (2020): 32-44
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 May 2020
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
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Clinical legal education, experiential legal education, poverty law, community lawyering, access to justice, reflective practice

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Never Letting a Good Crisis Go to Waste: Canadian Interdiction of Asylum Seekers

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Sean Rehaag, Janet Song and Alexander Toope
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University and Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
Downloads 49 (689,106)

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COVID-19, 9/11, refugees, asylum seekers, Canada, safe third country

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“The Biggest Problem With You…”: Racial profiling and Canada’s program of extra-territorial migrant interdiction

Osgoode Hall Law Journal [forthcoming], Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Nov 2023
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law, Air Passenger Rights and Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
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refugee interdiction, eletronic travel authorization, racial profiling, Canadian immigration law, aviation law

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Total Downloads: 116
1.

Are Publication and Citation Counts Reliable Indicators of Research Productivity or Impact?

(2018) 43:2 Canadian Law Library Review 26
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2018
Sean Rehaag
Centre for Refugee Studies, Refugee Law Lab & Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
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research metrics, research indicators, publication counts, citattion counts, bibliometrics, new managerialism, law schools