The Continuing Evolution of Family Law

By Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, Elizabeth Cooke, Stephen Cretney, Rebecca Probert, Mary Hayes, Michael Freeman, Brenda Hale, Judith Masson, Richard White, John Eekelaar

Edited by: Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Elizabeth Cooke

This book brings together UK family law papers from two conferences held at the Cardiff Law School in November 2007 and March 2008 to mark the 150th anniversary of the UK's Matrimonial Causes Act 1857 and the 50th anniversary of Graveson and Crane's edited book, A Century of Family Law. Contents include: The Troublemakers: Cranks, Psychiatrists and Other Mischievous Nuisances: Their Role in Reform of English Family Law in the 19th and 20th Century * Looking Back on the Overlooked: Cohabitants and the Law 1857-2007 * Removing Children from Their Families: Law and Policy before the Children Act 1989 * Cultural Change and the Family Justice System * Fifty Years of Family Law: An Opinionated Review * Law, Family and Community * The Future of Marriage * The Future for Ancillary Relief * Caring for Our Future Generations * The Future of Welfare Law for Children * Where in the World Is International Family Law Going Next?

305 pages

Publication Date: 5/1/2009
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781846611698