U v U [2002] HCA 36: Commentary

Field, Rachael (2014) U v U [2002] HCA 36: Commentary. In Douglas, Heather, Bartlett, Francesca, Luker, Trish, & Hunter, Rosemary (Eds.) Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law. Hart Publishing Ltd., Oxford and Portland, pp. 361-364.

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Abstract

This commentary offers a feminist analysis of relocation cases through the lens of U v U [2002] HCA 36, and with reference to the re-written judgment for the Australian Feminist Judgments project. First, the commentary considers the gendered nature of relocation cases, and analyses aspects of the reasoning and outcome of U v U that are of concern from a feminist perspective. Second, the commentary discusses how the re-written judgment addresses these concerns, thereby offering a feminist judgment on the issue of relocation in family law.

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ID Code: 83762
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: feminist, legal judgments, relocation cases, family law
ISBN: 9781849465212
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Hart Publishing Ltd.
Deposited On: 27 Apr 2015 01:57
Last Modified: 16 May 2016 04:08

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