xxxii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781849461016 (cloth) 1849461015 (cloth)
As we move forward into 21st century, this is a good time to engage in detailed analyses and 'stock-taking' of the landmark decisions, many of which were decided in the 1970s, and which have shaped modern family law. This book provides a series of studies of the key leading cases, and will be of interest to students and lecturers alike.
Papers originally presented at King's College London School of Law in Apr. 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : a journey through the landmark cases of family law / Stephen Gilmore, Jonathan Herring, and Rebecca Probert The Roos case (1670) : the Roos case and modern family law / Rebecca Probert J v C  AC 668 : J v C : placing the child's welfare centre stage / Nigel Lowe Corbett v Corbett (Otherwise Ashley)  P 83 : Corbett v Corbett : once a man, always a man? / Stephen Gilmore Szechter (Orse Karsov) v Szechter  P 286 : 'But I didn't really want to get married' / David McClean and Mary Hayes Poel v Poel  1 WLR 1469 : Poels apart : fixed principles and shifting values in relocation law / Rachel Taylor S v S; W v Official Solicitor  AC 24 : Welfare, truth, and justice : the children of extra-marital liaisons / Andrew Bainham Wachtel v Wachtel  Fam 72 : bringing an end to the matrimonial post mortem : Wachtel v Wachtel and its enduring significance for ancillary relief / Gillian Douglas Marckx v Belgium (1979-80) 2 EHRR 14 : the Marckx case : a 'whole code of family law'? / Walter Pintens and Jens M. Scherpe Burns v Burns  Ch 317 : Burns v Burns : the villain of the piece? / John Mee Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech Area Health Authority and Department of Health and Social Security  AC 112 : the Gillick decision : not just a high-water mark / Jane Fortin R v R  1 AC 599 : no more having and holding : the abolition of the marriage rape exemption / Jonathan Herring Fitzpatrick v Sterling Housing Association  1 AC 27 : Fitzpatrick v Sterling Housing Association : a perfectly pitched stall / Lisa Glennon White v White  1 AC 596 : a late installment in a long story / Elizabeth Cooke.
KD750.A75 L36 2011
Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart Pub., 2011.