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Family Law

Books

Online guide to finding books in the Library

General areas to browse in the the library

Common law family law material is shelved at SJ175
Comparative family law material is shelved at SB50
Conflict of laws family law material is shelved at SH25
N.B. Please see also FOL sections for large sized materials

A number of core texts are shelved in the Short Loan collection. Check the Library Catalogue for details.

Selection of specific book titles

Bainham, A. et al. Children: the modern law 2013

Bainham, A. (ed.)

 

The international survey of family law

 

1994 - current

Cretney, S.

 

Principles of family law

 

2002

Diduck, A.

Family law, gender and the state

2012

Eekelaar, J. & Nhlapo, T.

 

The changing family: International perspectives on the family and family law

 

1998

Glendon, M. A.

 

Abortion and divorce in Western law

 

1987

Hale, B.

The family, law and society: cases and materials

2008

Lowe, N

Family law (Bromley's)

2007

Probert, R.

Cretney & Probert's family law

2012

Rayden & Jackson on divorce and family matters

 

looseleaf 2004-

Van Bueren, G

International law on the rights of the child

1995

Van Bueren, G

International documents on children 2nd ed.

1998

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Web Resource Guides

Hieros Gamos
Links to the UN, EU, NAFTA and GATT websites

LLRX international family law resources
Free Webzine with many links to relevant websites and online documents and treaties

Lawbore (City Uni)
Annotated links to selected sources on family law

LawLinks (University of Kent)
Annotated links to selected sources on family law <

Legal Day
Links to organisations and documents relating to the web

Eagle-i
Annotated links to quality sources of family law on the web (maintained by IALS)

Worldlii (Subject Section)
Sources of family law from round the world

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Legislation, Treaties and Conventions

Online guide to finding legislation in the library

A selection of resources held in the Library (printed and electronic)

Great Britain Public and General Acts

Also available on the UK Statutes database

Halsbury's Statutes

Up-to-date electronic sources with commentary available on LexisNexis Butterworths and Westlaw databases

United Kingdom Treaty Series

United Nations Treaty Series

International Legal Materials

Selection of websites

Australian Government Family Law council

 

Australian statutory body set up to advise the Attorney-General on family law issues. Information about the members and work of the Family Law Council including details of current committees and projects

http://www.cafcass.gov.uk/

 

Official Web site for the Child and Family Court Advisory and Support Services for England and Wales

Child Support Agency (Dept. for work and pensions)

 

Provides links to information on child maintenance in the UK

Ondivorce

 

Legal information on relevant British Legislation on Family Law

Selection of individual documents on the Web

Children and Young Persons Act 2008

Child Support Pensions and Social Security Act 2000 (HMSO)

Family Law Act 1975 (Australia)

Family Law Amendment (Shared Responsibility) Act 2006

Family Law Act 1990 (Ontario, Canada)

Family Law Act 1996 (HMSO)

Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999

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Cases

Online guide to finding cases in the library

Selection of titles held by the Library or available in full text on the Internet

All England Law Reports

Also available through LexisNexis Butterworths database

Family Court Reporter

Family Law Reports

Reports of Family Law

Weekly Law Reports

Also available through Justis.com

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Journal Articles

Online guide to finding journal articles in the library

Selection of titles held by the Library or available in full text online

Australian Journal of Family Law

Canadian Journal of Family Law

Child and Family Law Quarterly

Also available on Lexis

Family Law

International Journal of Children's rights

International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family Also available on Hein and OUP

Journal of Law and Family Studies

Journal of Social Welfare and Family law

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law

Selection of specific articles

Wikeley, N. Child support reform - throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

 

(2007) 19 Child and Family Law Quarterly 434

 

Child and Family Law Quarterly

FOL GA2.J.289

Also available on Lexis

Kaganas, F. & Diduck, A. Incomplete citizens: changing images of post-separation children

 

(2004) 67 Modern Law Review 959

 

Modern Law Review

GA2.J.10

 

Freeman, M. Why it remains important to take children's rights seriously.

 

(2007) 15 International Journal of Children's Rights 5

 

International Journal of Children's rights

SG85.J.33

 

Fortin, J. Children's right to know their origins - too far, too fast?

 

(2009) 21 Child and Family Law Quarterly 336

 

Child and Family Law Quarterly

FOL GA2.J.289

Also available on Lexis

 

Piper, C. Investing in a child's future: too risky? .

 

(2010) 22 Child and Family Law Quarterly 1

 

Child and Family Law Quarterly

FOL GA2.J.289

Also available on Lexis

Rehmann, J. The Sharia, Islamic family laws and international human rights law: examining the theory and practice of polygamy and Talaq   (2007) 21 International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 108  

 

International Journal of Law Policy and the Family

SB50.J.5

Also available on  Ingenta & OUP

 

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