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Judging in lower courts: Conventional, procedural, therapeutic and feminist approaches
Recent theorising about feminist judging has concentrated on appellate courts and their judgments. This article develops a conceptualisation of feminist judging in lower, first instance courts, which are dominated by high ...
Children's Voices: Centre-Stage or Sidelined in Out-of-Court Dispute Resolution in England and Wales?
(Jordan Publishing, 2015-04-01)
The UK Government recently announced that children aged 10 and over should have the opportunity to be consulted on their views in both family court proceedings and family mediation. Drawing on data from the ESRC-funded ...
Judicial Diversity and the 'New' Judge
(Hart Publishing, 2015-02-01)
The Feminist Judgments Project: Legal Fiction as Critique and Praxis
This note introduces the United Kingdom's Feminist Judgments Project and explains its method of (re)writing imagined legal judgments from a feminist perspective. It identifies the ways in which project participants put ...
Three Landmark Feminist Legal Texts: Personal and Political
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-06-01)
More than Just a Different Face? Judicial Diversity and Decision-making
(Oxford University Press, 2015-04-27)
This article addresses a key question in debates around judicial diversity: what evidence is there that a more diverse judiciary will make a difference to substantive decision-making? The article begins by outlining the ...
Feminist Judging in the 'Real World'
The various feminist judgment projects (FJPs) have explored through the imagined rewriting of judgments a range of ways in which a feminist perspective may be applied to the practice of judging. But how do these imagined ...
Justice Betty King: A Study of Feminist Judging in Action
(University of New South Wales, 2017-05-29)
Law, Discretion, Gender and Justice in Out-of-Court Financial Settlements
(LexisNexis Australia, 2018-09-01)
This paper presents some of the findings of our Mapping Paths to Family Justice research with regard to out-of-court settlements in financial cases, considering what parties and practitioners respectively bring to the ...
Introduction: Contact and Domestic Abuse
This article introduces the special issue of the Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law on Contact Disputes and Allegations of Domestic Abuse. It first describes the aims and findings of the International Symposium on ...