Fatma Marouf

Co-Director of Immigration Clinic
Associate Professor of Law
Phone: 702-895-2086
B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, Yale University
J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School


Book Contributions

Dorothy Stoneman & Fatma E. Marouf, YouthBuild, in Making Connections, Youth Program Strategies for a Generation of Change (Marion Pines ed., 1999).



Fatma E. Marouf, The Alienage Classifications and the Denial of Health Care to DREAMers, __ Wash. U. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming).

Fatma E. Marouf and Bryn S. Esplin, Human Rights Law and Bioethics as Complementary Frameworks: Setting a Floor for the Standard of Care in Clinical Trials, __ Health & Hum. Rts. __ (forthcoming).

Fatma E. Marouf, The Unconstitutional Use of Restraints in Removal Proceedings, __ Baylor L. Rev. __ (forthcoming).

Fatma E. Marouf, Incompetent but Deportable: The Case for a Right to Mental Competence in Removal Proceedings, 65 Hastings L.J. 929 (2014).

Fatma Marouf, Michael Kagan & Rebecca Gill, Justice on the Fly: The Danger of Errant Deportations, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 337 (2014). 

Michael Kagan, Fatma Marouf & Rebecca Gill, Buying Time? False Assumptions About Abusive Appeals, 63 Cath. U. L. Rev. 679 (2014).

Fatma E. Marouf, The Role of Foreign Authorities in U.S. Asylum Adjudication, 45 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 391 (2013).

Fatma E. Marouf, Regrouping America: Immigration Policies and the Reduction of Prejudice, 15 Harv. Lat. L. Rev. 129 (2012).

Fatma E. Marouf, Implicit Bias and Immigration Courts, 45 New England L. Rev. 417 (2011).

Fatma E. Marouf, The Rising Bar for Persecution in Asylum Cases Involving Sexual and Reproductive Harm, 22 Colum. J. Gender & L. 81 (2011).

Fatma E. Marouf, Holding the World Bank Accountable for the Leakage of Funds from Africa’s Health Sector, 12 Health & Hum. Rts. 95 (2010).

Fatma E. Marouf, The Emerging Importance of “Social Visibility” in Defining a Particular Social Group and Its Potential Impact on Asylum Claims Related to Sexual Orientation and Gender,
27 Yale L. & Pol’y Rev. 47 (2008).


Commentaries, Essays, and Reviews

Fatma E. Marouf, Blind Injustice for Immigrants with Mental Illness, __ Cornell L. Rev. Online __ (forthcoming 2015).

Fatma Marouf, The Shortage of Health Workers in the Battle Against Ebola: How Immigration Policies Impact Infectious Disease (forthcoming).

Fatma Marouf, The Hunt for Noncitizen Voters, 65 Stan. L. Rev. Online 66 (2012).

Fatma E. Marouf & Deborah Anker, Socio-Economic Rights and Refugee Status: Deepening the Dialogue Between Human Rights and Refugee Law, 103 Am. J. Int’l L. 784 (2009) (reviewing Michelle Foster, International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation (2007)).

Fatma E. Marouf, Recent Developments, Wrongful Death: Oklahoma Supreme Court Replaces Viability Standard with “Live Birth” Standard, 28 J. L. Med. & Ethics 88 (2000).

Fatma E. Marouf, Book Note, 13 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 321 (2000) (reviewing Ervand Abrahamian, Tortured Confessions (1999)).


Fatma E. Marouf on the Scholarly Commons

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise
Immigration Law
International Human Rights Law
Refugee Law