In this video blog post, AILA Law Student Member Nathan Hall describes why he decided to dig into the issue of the “serious nonpolitical crime” bar and its impact on asylum seekers when he wrote his piece, entitled “With a Gun to Their Head: Adopting a Duress Exception to the Serious Nonpolitical Crime Bar” for the April 2022 edition of the AILA Law Journal, which is a special edition celebrating AILA’s 75 years and our members.