Collection Summary

Creator: Martin, David A.
Title: The Papers of David A. Martin
Accession: MSS 98-1
Description: 24 boxes; 10 linear feet
Location: This collection is stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections before your visit to ensure your papers are available.
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Collection Description & Arrangement

The papers of David A. Martin (24 boxes, 10 linear ft.) document his work as an international law and immigration lawyer and as professor of International Law at the University of Virginia Law School. They consist of twenty-four grey boxes (10 linear feet), organized in alphabetical order.

Biographical & Historical Information

David A. Martin, Henry L. & Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law, was born in 1948. He received his B.A. from DePauw University in 1970 and his J.D. from Yale University in 1975. He clerked for Judge J. Skelly Wright, at U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia from 1975-1976, and the next year for Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. at the U.S. Supreme Court. From 1977-1978 he worked as an associate with Rogovin, Stern & Huge in District of Columbia. He left the firm to become Assistant Secretary for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs at the Department of State from 1978-1980. Later in 1980 he came to the University of Virginia Law School as an assistant professor, and was promoted to associate professor in 1985.

In 1984-1985 he was a German Marshall Fund and Ford Foundation Research Fellow in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1995 Martin took a leave of absence from the Law School to work as General Counsel of the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Washington, until December 1997 when he returned to Charlottesville. Martin teaches courses in Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, International Law.

Acquisition Information

Date Received 1998
Donor Information David A. Martin donated his papers to the Law Library in January of 1998.

Content List

Box 1:                 

  • 1986-1989; AALS Immigration Section.  Martin’s Chairmanship
  • 1994; AALS Immigration Law Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 1990; AJIL [American Journal of International Law] - Gibney Book Review
  • 1985; Aliens Conference - Max Plank Institute.  Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1985-1986; APA [American Psychiatry Association] - Medvid Project
  • 1887; Medvid Inquiry
  • 1985; Appointments Committee
  • 1987; Appointments Committee
  • 1987; Appointments: International Law [possible candidates]
  • 1992; ASIL [American Society of International Law] Annual Meeting. [”Widespread Migration: The Role of International Law and Institutions]
  • 1995; ASIL [Contemporary International Law Issues: Conflicts and Convergence]
  • 1994; ASIL - Internally Displaced Persons Project
  • 1984; Aspen Institute Seminar for Federal Judges

Box 2:                 

  • 1982; Aspen Institute Seminar for Federal Judges on International Human Rights Law
  • 1990; Bienne Seminar - Walter Kalin. [Asylum Seekers in the Western Democracies: A Comparative Overview]
  • 1995; Board of Immigration Appeals Candidate Screening
  • 1994; Brookings Program
  • 1992; Brookings SES Program. [Martin’s talk on refugee policy]
  • 1993; Carnegie Endowment Address
  • 1992; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Meeting on Haiti
  • 1988; 9th Circuit Judicial Workshop
  • 1986; Citizen w/o Consent.  Book Review of Peter Schuck and Rogers M. Smith
  • 1995; CMS [Center for Migration Studies] Conference. [National Legal Conference on Immigration and Refugee Policy]
  • 1994; Columbia University.  The American Assembly. [Threatened Peoples Threatened Borders: World Migration and U.S. Policy]
  • 1991; Commission on Legal Immigration Reform
  • 1994; Commission on Immigration Reform. Includes Meetings of Dec. 13-14, 1994
  • 1989-1990; Committee on Comparative Study of Individual and Society

Box 3:                 

  • 1993-1994; “Conceptual Scope of Refugee Status” Project. York University Centre for Refugee Studies
  • 1979; Congressional Contacts
  • 1992; Congressional Staff Forum
  • 1993; Controlling Illegal Immigration. Conference Center for U.S. - Mexican Studies, San Diego
  • 1993; Cornell Symposium on Refugee Law
  • 1980-1982; Correspondence [2 folders]

Boxes 4-6:          

  • 1982-1995; Correspondence [folders 3-17]

Box 7:                 

  • 1982; Correspondence - Law School Internal Correspondence
  • 1983; Correspondence - Andrew E. Shacknove
  • 1989; Correspondence - Tetsumi Takara (Visiting Scholar)
  • 1994; Council on Foreign Relations Seminar Talk. [Political Asylum in the West: Dying or Recuperating?]
  • 1994; Counterpoint to John Bolton
  • 1980; Cuban/Haitian Program
  • 1980; Cubans/Haitians - International Papers [2 folders]
  • 1986-1987; Curriculum Planning Committee

Box 8:                 

  • 1987-1988; Curriculum Planning Committee
  • 1988; Curriculum Planning - Placement Questionnaire
  • 1988-1990; Davila Case.  [Immigration Law Aspects]
  • 1978-1979;  [Department of State. Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs] - Martin’s Chronology [2 folders]

Box 9:                 

  • 1980; [Department of State.  Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs]. Martin’s Chronology [folders 3-6]
  • 1994; Deterring Humanitarian Law Violations Conference

Box 10:               

  • 1989; Ditchley Foundations Conference. [Political and Economic Refugees: Problems of Migration, Asylum and Re-Settlement]
  • 1984; Duke Moot Court Intro Lecture
  • 1993; ECRU  [European Consultation on Refugees and Exiles] General Meeting, Berlin
  • 1989-1992; Faculty Senate
  • 1990; Faculty Senate - Committee on the Faculty Relations Committee
  • 1991; Faculty Senate - Task Force on Faculty Role in University Issues and Commission on Faculty Representation on the Board of Visitors
  • 1992; Florida State Lecture  [Interdiction and Intervention: New Frontiers for Refugee Policy?]

Box 11:               

  • 1990-1993; Ford Foundation Grant in Public International Law [2 folders]
  • 1981; Friedman Conference  [The Interamerican Refugee Crisis: In Search of International Legal Solutions]
  • 1980-1981; FSI  [Foreign Service Institute] Project
  • 1994; The Future of the U. S. Refugee Program. Carnegie Endowment
  • 1994; German American Academic Council. Berlin Lecture. [America’s Migration and Refugee Policy: Of Backlash and Balance]
  • 1983; German Marshall Conference on Immigration and Refugee Policies
  • 1993-1994; Graduate Committee

Box 12:               

  • 1992-1993; Haitian Assistance Project. John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
  • 1988; Holocaust Conference, Richmond, Va.
  • 1983; Honor System Committee
  • 1980; HRC [Haitian Refugee Center] v. Civiletti [2 folders]
  • 1982; House Judiciary Committee Testimony
  • 1993; Human Rights Pro-Bono Project.  John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
  • 1986; Human Rights Quarterly - Book Review
  • 1994; ILA [International Law Association] Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Box 13:               

  • 1992; ILA Conference, Cairo, Egypt
  • 1992; ILA Meetings
  • 1988; IMR [International Migration Review] Conference
  • 1988; IMR - Final Draft [Effects of International Law on Migration Policy and Practice: The Uses of Hypocrisy]
  • 1987-1989; Immigration Law Course Family Histories  [3 folders]
  • 1979; International Human Rights Law Group - Doe v. Plyer
  • 1979; International Human Rights Law Group of the Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute.  “U.S. Ratification of the Human Rights Treaties: With or Without Reservations”
  • 1983; International Journal of Legal Information - Book Review

Box 14:               

  • 1993; International Law Weekend  [Miscellaneous Papers] [2 folders]
  • 1993; International Law Weekend - Opening Panel, Budget and Administration
  • 1993; International Law Weekend - Program Committee and General Correspondence
  • 1993; International Law Weekend - Publicity, Schedules and Notes
  • 1990; JRS  [Journal of Refugees Studies] - Book Review
  • 1992; JTPA Meeting, Baltimore, Md.  [Department of Labor Employment and training Administration Division of Farmworkers Programs: Maximizing Quality.  Organizational and Operational Changes for the 90s]
  • 1986-1989; LAS  [Legal Assistance Society] Legalization Efforts
  • 1988-1990; LAS Migrant Farmworkers Program

Box 15:               

  • Law School Alumni Magazine - Farmworkers Article
  • 1987; Law School - Course Sequence Memo
  • 1993-1995; Law School Information
  • 1985-1988; Law School Memoranda
  • 1981-1982; Law School and UVA Memos
  • 1988-1993; Law School and UVA Memos [2 folders]

Box 16:               

  • 1986-1988; Legalization Project
  • 1983; “Legislative Veto Decision and Congressional Response”.  David A. Martin Statement before the Committee of Foreign Affairs
  • [1982]; Legislative Veto Article.  Notes and Miscellaneous Materials
  • 1987-1991; Letters of Recommendation [3 folders]

Box 17:               

  • 1984; Library Services
  • 1995; Meeting with McNamara (Snowed Out)
  • 1994-1995; Migration Dialogue
  • 1993; Migration Dialogue - (GMF), Including Nurnberg Meeting
  • 1994-1995;  [Miscellaneous Papers: Continuing Education Program, UVA; PVCC Talk; International Asylum Judges Meeting]
  • 1992; [Miscellaneous Papers: Farmwork and Migrant Advocacy Center; Moore Society of International Law Opportunities Volume; Law Weekly Letter, Van der Westhuizen Visit]
  • 1993; Moore Society of International Law Conference
  • 1981; Moore Society of International Law Symposium on Immigration
  • 1983; National Endowment for the Humanities Research Proposal
  • 1995; National Security Law Program
  • 1994-1995; Non-Traditional Students Committee
  • 1987; Ottawa Trip

Box 18:               

  • n.d.; PH.D. Candidates: Alan Parra, Rebecca Moore, Candice Bredbenner
  • 1981-1993; Phone Notes
  • 1987; Piper and Macbury Seminar and Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce
  • 1987-1988; Proposed Asylum Rules
  • 1995; RAND Seminar: The Rights of Foreigners
  • 1982; Refugee Act Article, Michigan Journal of International Law Studies
  • 1979; Refugee Act of 1979 - Key Documents
  • 1973-1980; Refugee Act of 1980 Legal History

Box 19:               

  • 1982, 1984; Refugee Law - Comparative Materials
  • 1989; Refugee Law [includes proposition to establish a Refugee Law Center at UVA]
  • 1983-1989; Refugee Policy Group
  • 1992; [Refugees]
  • 1985; [Refugees and the Right of Asylum in France and the United States] Columbia University Conferences
  • 1994; San Diego: Controlling Immigration
  • 1981; San Remo Roundtable: Large Numbers of Asylum Seekers
  • 1993; Self-Determination Conference, Staunton, Va.
  • 1995; Senior Center Talk [Great Decisions 1995- Immigration: An End to Open Doors?]

Box 20:               

  • 1984; Sesqui - Advisory Committee. [Political Asylum and Other Forms of Refuge in Selected European Countries]
  • 1984-1985; Sesqui - European Study
  • 1983-1984; Sesqui - Geneva Office
  • 1984-1985; Sesquicentennial Associateship
  • 1990-1993; SJD Program.  David Chen, Robert F. Turner, Jeff Adicott, Ibrahim Wani, Thomas K. Plofchan, Jr.
  • 1993; Smithsonian - Federal Judicial Center Program
  • 1990; Sokol IX - Fact Finding Before International Tribunals
  • 1985; South Africa - Miscellaneous Materials including UVA Policy
  • 1993; State Department Open Forum [Asylum Reform Seminar]
  • 1982; Stevic, Predag Article.  Briefs and unfinished article

Box 21:               

  • 1981; Temporary Refuge - Group of Experts
  • 1991; Trier Conference - Comparative Asylum Law [2 folders]
  • 1990; Tucker Reply Article
  • 1994; UVA - International Relations Group Talk. [Haiti]
  • 1988-1990; UVA - Virginia Status Committee [4 folders]

Box 22:               

  • 1988-1990; UVA - Virginia Status Committee  (Bonnie’s Official Status Files)  [2 folders]
  • 1982; University of Pittsburgh Symposium - Due Process and the Treatment of Refugees
  • 1995; University of Washington Conference [International Influences]
  • 1990; [Virginia] Education Section Meeting - (Jim Mingle). [Undocumented Aliens Issue]
  • 1988; VJIL [Virginia Journal of International Law]
  • 1995; VJIL Conference [Immigration Law and the New Century: The Developing Regime]

Box 23:               

  • 1993; VJIL - Refugee Panel
  • 1991-1993; Visiting Scholars: Robert Turk, Krzysztof Wojtowicz
  • 1993-1995; War Crimes
  • 1994; War Crimes - VJIL Essay [2 folders]
  • 1993; War Crimes Panel.  International Law Weekend

Box 24:               

  • 1990; York University Conference.  [Refugee Policy: A Comparison of Canada and the USA]
  • 1993, October 23; International Law Weekend 15 Audio cassettes

         Evarts One

         Evarts Three

         Evarts II/ One

         Evarts II/ Three

         Evarts II/ Five

         Failed States One

         Failed States Three

         Stimson

         Stimson One

         Stimson Three

         Tweed One

         Tweed Three

         Tweed Five

         War Crimes One

         War Crimes Three

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