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Menski Werner.

in Hindu Law

June 2009; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 27307 words.

This chapter discusses the concluding analyses in different sections. The author argues that dismissing Hindu law as a traditional religious system of suppression with no relevance to the...

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Abortion in South Korea: The Law and the Reality

Woong Kyu Sung.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 11739 words.

About 340,000 abortions are performed annually in South Korea while 440,000 childbirths are reported. These figures raise a host of questions given strict criminal regulations that make...

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Abortion, Law, and the Cognitive Map

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone.

in Red Families v. Blue Families

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 5399 words.

While contraception is the vital aspect of the blue family model, abortion is the unfortunate yet essential backup. This is in contrast with the red family model wherein the issue of...

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The Absolute Prohibition of Same-sex Marriages in Uganda

Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 5267 words.

Before 2005, the Constitution of Uganda provided in Article 31(1) that ‘men and women of the age of eighteen years and above have the right to marry and to found a family ….’ In 2005,...

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Abuse and Neglect

Brian H. Bix.

in The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law

April 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 2346 words.

This chapter examines the doctrines of abuse and neglect, two categories of criminal liability and civil liability terms for when children can be taken from their parents. It begins with an...

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Access to Justice in Family Matters in Post-War Britain

Mavis Maclean.

in Cross Currents

December 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 6226 words.

In 1948, T. H. Marshall argued that the acceptance of state funding for legal services was a necessary condition for the full and equal exercise of civil rights which legitimises Britain’s...

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Acquisition and protection of rights in the family home

Mary Welstead and Susan Edwards.

in Family Law

June 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 16668 words.

Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter examines the...

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The Activities of Family Courts in Poland

Malgorzata Fuszara.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 0 words.

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Adapting Adoption: A Case of Closet Politics?

Ian Dey.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 9112 words.

The Adoption and Children Act 2002 addressed problems of delay in the adoption process, particularly with regard to children looked after in the care system. This article reviews the...

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Adequate Religious Options

Farrah Ahmed.

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

December 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 12241 words.

This chapter examines the implications of the personal law system for religious options available to people. It found that the system harmed the option of religious practice and the option...

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