Chantal Thomas

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Chantal Thomas is Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. Professor Thomas focuses her scholarship on the relationship between international law, political economy, and global social justice in a variety of contexts. Her recent work has focused on migration in international law.

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Encounters and their Consequences: A Review of Itamar Mann’s “Humanity at Sea”

Humanity at Sea explores the outer frontiers and inner tensions of human rights law in its treatment of migrants who, intercepted at sea, challenge the interpretive boundaries of international law as well as the literal boundaries of states. In providing an impressive and often moving overview of legal and administrative responses to…

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