Ms Sarah Craig

  • GRAMnet Acting Convenor (Central and East European Studies)
  • Senior Lecturer (School of Law)

telephone: 01413305482
email: Sarah.Craig@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Sarah developed an interest in access to justice, immigration and asylum law, social welfare law and tribunal procedures during the sixteen years she spent working as a solicitor in law centres and in private practice, and it is in these areas that her research interests lie.

In the past, Sarah has conducted research funded by the Scottish Executive and the Nuffield Foundation.  She recently participated in a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees project which evaluated how the EU Asylum Procedures Directive had been implemented across 12 Member States. Sarah was the UK National Project Officer for this project, which was funded by the European Refugee Fund.

Research Interests

Access to justice. European Union discrimination law. Immigration and asylum law. Immigration and asylum decision making procedures in the UK. Human Rights Law. Tribunals and administrative justice (particularly in Scotland).

Selected publications

Grants

2013
£1,235,788, awarded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to Ms Sarah Craig, together with Prof AM Phipps, Creativity, Culture & Faith , Dr R White, Institute of Mental Health & Wellbeing, Dr RA Gibb, SPS - Sociology for "Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law, and the State".

2012
£44 991 , awarded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to Ms Sarah Craig, together with Prof AM Phipps, Creativity, Culture & Faith, Maria Fletcher, School of Law and Dr Robert Gibb, SPS - Sociology for Translating Cultures: ‘Law, Language and Silence’( Research networking). This interdisciplinary project brings together academics from law, sociology, language studies, social anthroplogy in collaborations with practitioners and civil society groups to tease out aspects of and perceptions of the role of language, interpretation and translation in asylum decision making.

2008
€21,000 awarded by the EU’s European Refugee Fund and UNHCR to Ms Sarah Craig. UK National Project Officer for UNHCR’s “Improving Asylum Procedures Project”. This comparative study was the first and largest in-depth investigation into the implementation of the EU Asylum Procedures Directive. It took place across twelve EU Countries in 2008-2009, and it has been widely referred to by courts, Governments and others. Available at
http://www.refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rwmain?docid=4bab55752

2006
£65 000 awarded by the Nuffield Foundation, to Ms Sarah Craig for “Challenging Asylum and Immigration Tribunal Decisions in Scotland”. Investigated the implementation of a new, paper-based form of onward appeal from decisions in immigration and asylum appeals, which was implemented differently in Scotland from the rest of the UK.

2002
Scottish Executive “Human Rights in Scottish Courts Research” awarded to Prof Jim Murdoch, School of Law, Prof Tom Mullen, School of Law, Prof Alan Miller. Conducted research into the use of new human rights remedies which became available in Scotland following devolution under the Scotland Act 1998 and the implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998.

 

Supervision

Research students under supervision

Gunilla Ekberg

Kamila Feddek

Chris Gill

Ekin Deniz Horzum

 

All publications

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Number of items: 19.

2013

Craig, S. (2013) Immigration in the White Paper: “continuity of effect” and its limits [blog post]. Scottish Constitutional Futures Forum [SCFF blog] .

Craig, S. (2013) Who’s the expert? Challenge to Home Office use of language analysis to go to UK’s Supreme Court [blog post]. Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network [GRAMNet Blog] .

Craig, S. (2013) Struggling with EU safe country practices in asylum. In: Korkut, U., Bucken-Knapp, G., McGarry, A., Hinnfors, J. and Drake, H. (eds.) The Discourses and Politics of Migration in Europe. Series: Europe in Transition: The NYU European Studies Series . Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, USA, pp. 53-70. ISBN 9781137310897

Craig, S. (2013) The human rights question: what sort of Scotland and what sort of constitutional future? [blog post]. Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network [GRAMNet Blog] .

2012

Craig, S. (2012) The use of language analysis in asylum decision making in the UK: a discussion. Journal of Immigration Asylum and Nationality Law, 26 (3). pp. 255-268. ISSN 1746-7632

Craig, S., and Fletcher, M. (2012) The supervision of immigration and asylum appeals in the UK: taking stock. International Journal of Refugee Law, 24 (1). pp. 60-84. ISSN 0953-8186 (doi:10.1093/ijrl/eer040)

Anderson, G., Bell, C., Craig, S., McHarg, A., Mullen, T., Tierney, S., and Walker, N. (2012) The independence referendum, legality and the contested constitution: widening the debate. UK Constitutional Law Group Blog .

Craig, S. (2012) Judicial review: How much is too much? A view of Eba, Cart and MR (Pakistan) from the asylum and immigration perspective. Edinburgh Law Review, 16 (2). pp. 210-223. ISSN 1364-9809 (doi:10.3366/elr.2012.0104)

2010

Odofin, C. et al. (2010) Improving Asylum Procedures: Comparative Analysis and Recommendations for Law and Practice. Project Report. UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Brussels.

2008

Craig, S., Fletcher, M., and Goodall, K. (2008) Challenging Asylum and Immigration Tribunal Decisions in Scotland: An evaluation of Onward Appeals and Reconsiderations. Nuffield Foundation, London. ISBN 9780852618363

2007

Craig, S. (2007) Reform of tribunals and inquiries. SCOLAG, 358 ( ). pp. 157-158. ISSN 0264-8717

2006

Craig, S. (2006) Tribunals in Scotland. In: McHarg, A. and Mullen, T. (eds.) Public Law in Scotland. Avizandum, Edinburgh, pp. 305-323. ISBN 1-904968-08-2

2005

Craig, S., and Fletcher, M. (2005) Deflecting Refugees: A Critique of the EC Asylum Procedures Directive. In: Shah, P. (ed.) The Challenge of Asylum to Legal Systems. Routledge-Cavendish, London, pp. 52-81. ISBN 978-1859419816

Mullen, T., Murdoch, J., Craig, S., and Miller, A. (2005) Human Rights in the Scottish Courts. Journal of Law and Society, 32 (1). pp. 148-168. ISSN 0263-323X

2004

Craig, S. (2004) The Asylum and Immigration etc. Bill: Why Law without judges was a step too far. SCOLAG, 318 ( ). pp. 63-67. ISSN 0264-8717

2003

Craig, S. (2003) Human Rights Cases in the Scottish Courts. Scottish Human Rights Journal, 19 (Sept). pp. 6-9. ISSN 1470-8302

2002

Craig, S. (2002) The European Commission's Proposals for Directives to establish a Common European Asylum system; the challenges of accession and the dangers of negative integration. European Law Review, 27 (4). pp. 492-503. ISSN 0307-5400

2000

Craig, S., and Bolt, K. (2000) Unworthy Treatment of Asylum Seekers. SCOLAG, 270 . pp. 5-7.

1996

Craig, S. (1996) Home Loss and Disturbance Payments. SCOLAG, 239 . pp. 191-192. ISSN 0264-8717

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Number of items: 19.

Article

Craig, S. (2013) Immigration in the White Paper: “continuity of effect” and its limits [blog post]. Scottish Constitutional Futures Forum [SCFF blog] .

Craig, S. (2013) Who’s the expert? Challenge to Home Office use of language analysis to go to UK’s Supreme Court [blog post]. Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network [GRAMNet Blog] .

Craig, S. (2013) The human rights question: what sort of Scotland and what sort of constitutional future? [blog post]. Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network [GRAMNet Blog] .

Craig, S. (2012) The use of language analysis in asylum decision making in the UK: a discussion. Journal of Immigration Asylum and Nationality Law, 26 (3). pp. 255-268. ISSN 1746-7632

Craig, S., and Fletcher, M. (2012) The supervision of immigration and asylum appeals in the UK: taking stock. International Journal of Refugee Law, 24 (1). pp. 60-84. ISSN 0953-8186 (doi:10.1093/ijrl/eer040)

Anderson, G., Bell, C., Craig, S., McHarg, A., Mullen, T., Tierney, S., and Walker, N. (2012) The independence referendum, legality and the contested constitution: widening the debate. UK Constitutional Law Group Blog .

Craig, S. (2012) Judicial review: How much is too much? A view of Eba, Cart and MR (Pakistan) from the asylum and immigration perspective. Edinburgh Law Review, 16 (2). pp. 210-223. ISSN 1364-9809 (doi:10.3366/elr.2012.0104)

Craig, S. (2007) Reform of tribunals and inquiries. SCOLAG, 358 ( ). pp. 157-158. ISSN 0264-8717

Mullen, T., Murdoch, J., Craig, S., and Miller, A. (2005) Human Rights in the Scottish Courts. Journal of Law and Society, 32 (1). pp. 148-168. ISSN 0263-323X

Craig, S. (2004) The Asylum and Immigration etc. Bill: Why Law without judges was a step too far. SCOLAG, 318 ( ). pp. 63-67. ISSN 0264-8717

Craig, S. (2003) Human Rights Cases in the Scottish Courts. Scottish Human Rights Journal, 19 (Sept). pp. 6-9. ISSN 1470-8302

Craig, S. (2002) The European Commission's Proposals for Directives to establish a Common European Asylum system; the challenges of accession and the dangers of negative integration. European Law Review, 27 (4). pp. 492-503. ISSN 0307-5400

Craig, S., and Bolt, K. (2000) Unworthy Treatment of Asylum Seekers. SCOLAG, 270 . pp. 5-7.

Craig, S. (1996) Home Loss and Disturbance Payments. SCOLAG, 239 . pp. 191-192. ISSN 0264-8717

Book

Craig, S., Fletcher, M., and Goodall, K. (2008) Challenging Asylum and Immigration Tribunal Decisions in Scotland: An evaluation of Onward Appeals and Reconsiderations. Nuffield Foundation, London. ISBN 9780852618363

Book Section

Craig, S. (2013) Struggling with EU safe country practices in asylum. In: Korkut, U., Bucken-Knapp, G., McGarry, A., Hinnfors, J. and Drake, H. (eds.) The Discourses and Politics of Migration in Europe. Series: Europe in Transition: The NYU European Studies Series . Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, USA, pp. 53-70. ISBN 9781137310897

Craig, S. (2006) Tribunals in Scotland. In: McHarg, A. and Mullen, T. (eds.) Public Law in Scotland. Avizandum, Edinburgh, pp. 305-323. ISBN 1-904968-08-2

Craig, S., and Fletcher, M. (2005) Deflecting Refugees: A Critique of the EC Asylum Procedures Directive. In: Shah, P. (ed.) The Challenge of Asylum to Legal Systems. Routledge-Cavendish, London, pp. 52-81. ISBN 978-1859419816

Research Report or Paper

Odofin, C. et al. (2010) Improving Asylum Procedures: Comparative Analysis and Recommendations for Law and Practice. Project Report. UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Brussels.

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