- Professor Philip Schrag
- Position/Fellowship type:
- Director of Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Legal Studies
- Refugee Law Initiative
- Home institution:
- Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Legal Studies
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Research Summary and Profile
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- Summary of research interests and expertise:
Professor Schrag directs Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Legal Studies, in which students represent asylum seekers in U.S. immigration court. Before joining the Law Center faculty in 1981, he was assistant counsel to the NAACP Legal Defense Educational Fund, Consumer Advocate of the City of New York, a professor at Columbia University Law School, and Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. He is the author or co-author of fifteen books, including A Well-founded Fear (2000); Asylum Denied: A Refugee's Struggle for Safety in America (with David Ngaruri Kenney, 2008); and, with Jaya Ramji-Nogales and Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication and Proposals for Reform (2009) and Lives in the Balance: Asylum Adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security (2014).
- Philip G. Schrag & Lisa G. Lerman, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (New York: Aspen Publishers 4th ed. 2016).
- Philip G. Schrag, Lisa G. Lerman & Anjum Gupta, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations, and Practice Questions (New York: Wolters Kluwer 2015-2016 ed.).
- Philip G. Schrag, Andrew I. Schoenholtz & Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Lives in the Balance: Asylum Adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security (New York: New York University Press 2014).