Posts tagged Family law
We’re excited to introduce the first IFLS roundtable, designed to make a space for legal scholars to have important & timely conversations without the formality of peer review, yet still allow them more control over content than direct engagement with traditional media often does. Hope you enjoy it!
When the decision in Eric v Lola, properly known as Quebec (Attorney General) v. A, 2013 SCC 5 came out January 25, 2013, it gave all those interested in family law, equality law, the Supreme Court of Canada, and even lifestyles of the rich and famous something to dive into. “A” had More >
Lola loses. But looks like there will be an interesting discussion of choice, finally!
I’ve cut and pasted in the way the court split on the constitutional questions.
Held (Deschamps, Cromwell and Karakatsanis JJ. dissenting in part in the result and Abella J. dissenting in the result): The appeals of the Attorney General of Quebec and B should be allowed, and the appeal of A should be dismissed. Articles 401 to 430, 432, 433, 448 to 484 and 585 of the Civil Code of Québec are constitutional.
The constitutional questions should be answered as follows:
1. Do arts. 401 to 430, 432, More >
Anna Korteweg University of Toronto, Sociology
Jennifer Selby Memorial University of Newfoundland, Religious Studies
Thanks to lovely Friday afternoon audience and wonderful colleagues who presented at today’s FF. I ate too much antipasti + cookies + banana bread, so this attempt to fulfill my promise to send out links for those interested in following up the brief samples available may fall slightly short.
Associate Dean Professor Shelley Gavigan presented pieces of her Something Old, Something New: Re-Theorising Patriarchal Relations and Privatisation at the Outskirts of Family Law, a shortened reprise of her presentation at this Conference in Tel Aviv. The paper is forthcoming in Theoretical Inquiries in Law, but isn’t publicly available at More >
Come and hear three of Osgoode’s feminist scholars discuss their latest work. See how feminism provides critical tools to researchers across divergent subject areas, broaden your general knowledge, pique your interest, and meet faculty and students. Also on offer: banana bread, cheese, cookies, coffee, tea.Feminist Friday 28 October 2011
1:30 – 3:30 Osgoode Faculty Common Room 2027
- Last feminist friday of 2011
- pdf poster here
Professor Shelley Gavigan Something Old, Something New? Re-theorizing Patriarchal Relations and Privatization from the Outskirts of Family Law
Professor Carys Craig What’s Feminist about Open Access? A Relational Approach to Copyright in the Academy†
Professor Stephanie Ben-Ishai Debtor Assistance & More >