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July 1999: Lesbian Cohabitants in Canada

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the decision of the Canadian Supreme Court in M v H (1999) 2 SCR 3 in which that court held that a same-sex couple should be treated as “spouses” for the purposes of legislation permitting ... More


July 2001: Transsexual Law

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses, in 2001, the then current position of transsexuals in the law. The Court of Appeal had applied the Corbett rule in the case of Bellinger v Bellinger, and the European Court of Human Rights ... More


April 2008: Conscience and Public Service

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses a number of decisions in which public officials have sought exemption from carrying out their duties because to do so would give recognition to same-sex couples and so would be contrary to ... More


January 2002: “Family Life”, Same-Sex Couples and Damages for Non-Patrimonial Loss

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

A commentary of its time. There is created a fictitious application to the European Court of Human Rights complaining of Scots law refusal to recognise a same sex couple for the purposes of a ... More


Hungary – openness and rights without access

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

While largely following the same structure as the previous two chapters, the specific historical characteristics of Hungary’s post-socialist transformation and its EU accession demand a slightly ... More


Creating Change

Jonathan S. Coley

in Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the question of how LGBT activist groups impact Christian colleges and universities. Specifically, the chapter analyses the ways LGBT activist groups change campus policies, by ... More


Setting the context: The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Suzanne Cahill

in Dementia and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Since the UN Convention is being used as a compass for analysis and is the common thread linking all chapters in this book, the purpose of this chapter is to provide a broad overview of the ... More


Emerging public policy on dementia: the implications of a human rights-based approach for policy and practice

Suzanne Cahill

in Dementia and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The purpose of this chapter is twofold. First it aims to explore the implications of a rights based approach for dementia policy development. Here it will be claimed that public policy on dementia is ... More


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