Family Law in UK Law
Family, Law and Sexuality: Feminist Engagements
The author explores feminist frameworks within which questions of family, law and sexuality can best be explored, drawing on recent efforts to (re)establish materialist feminist theory. She suggest...
Family (Law) Assemblages: New Modes of Being (Legal)
This article advances a new model for family law to address emerging non‐conventional family formations, particularly between parents and children. We contend that the conventional model of kinship...
Adversarial Mythologies: Policy Assumptions and Research Evidence in Family Law
This article contrasts policy advocacy of alternative dispute resolution, and demonization of lawyers and court proceedings in family law, with research evidence that calls those policy positions i...
The Perils and Pitfalls of Formal Equality in Australian Family Law Reform*
In this paper, we identify the influence of formal equality—and more specifically, formal gender equality (that is, treating men and women the same)—in central areas of major Australian family law ...
Serendipity in legal information seeking behavior. Chance encounters of family-law advocates with court rulings
Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of serendipity in legal information seeking behavior of family law advocates, whom act in a challenging information environment that ...
The Mysterious Case of Disappearing Family Law and the Shrinking Vulnerable Subject
This article seeks to critically examine the implications that the new eligibility requirements for legal aid as implemented by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 are ha...
‘The Research Says …’: Perceptions on the Use of Social Science Research in the Family Law System
This article reports on a study which investigated the perceptions of professionals in the family law system about how social science research is used in that system in Australia. The results shed ...
- Family Law and Genetics
- THE CODIFICATION OF FAMILY LAW*
Migrant Women Caught between Islamic Family Law and Women's Rights. The Search for the Appropriate ‘Connecting Factor’ in International Family Law
In recent decades ‘conflicts justice’ in the realm of international family law has undoubtedly gained momentum in most European immigration countries. This is largely due to an increase in the numb...
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