About the Family Law Week blog

The Family Law Week Blog is a companion site to Family Law Week. It complements the news, cases and articles published on Family Law Week with additional comment and coverage of the wider aspects of family law.

The Blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed, of St Johns Chambers.

Friday, 25 January 2008

It's all academic?

The Institute for Advanced Legal Studies is hosting a number of free lectures on topics of interest to family lawyers.

LAURA HOYANO (Faculty of Law, University of Oxford; Fellow in Law, Wadham College) will speak on “Litigating Child Abuse across Boundaries: two courts and two standards of justice?” on Tuesday 5 February 2008 at 6pm.

ANNE BARLOW (School of Law, University of Exeter) will speak on “Cohabitation and Marriage: what has law got to do with it?” on Monday 11 February 2008 at 6pm.

PROFESSOR NICK WIKELEY (John Wilson Chair in Law, University of Southampton) will speak on “The Redesign of Child Support: the triumph of hope over experience” on
Tuesday 19 February 2008 at 6pm.

HELEN REECE (Reader in Law, Birkbeck College, University of London) will speak on “The Degradation of Parental Responsibility” on Wednesday 27 February 2008 at 6pm.

REBECCA PROBERT (School of Law, Warwick University) will speak on “Moral Marriage, Mistresses and Mayhew: cohabitation and the law in nineteenth-century England” on Wednesday 7 May 2008 at 6pm.

For a complete list of IALS lectures see here .

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