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Female genital mutilation (FGM) was made a specific criminal offence in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 and is now regulated by the Female...
Ruth's article examines the decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal in Steinfeld and Keidan v Secretary of State for Education [2016] EWHC 128 (Admin) and [2017] EWCA Civ 81 which concerned...
Keywords: Civil partnerships – opposite-sex couples – equality – privacy – dignity – autonomy – human rights – PACS The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, which was presented by the...
The Family Division of the High Court recently exercised its inherent jurisdiction to prevent a vulnerable adult from being force into marriage. This commentary explains why the prevention of forced...
In Sheffield City Council v E and Another, the Family Division of the High Court recently held that an individual has capacity to marry if he or she understands the nature of the marriage contract, ie...
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