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Culture, Dissent, and the State: The Example of Commonwealth African Marriage Law Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal (2011)
This is an explosive time for those seeking to define the meaning and parameters of marriage. The subject has generated heated debate worldwide. In June 2010, the European Court of Human Rights declined to extend ...
Gender, Discourse, and Customary Law in Africa Southern California Law Review (2010)
Around the world, efforts by states to accommodate cultural pluralism vary in form and vigor. Some multiculturalist states cede to cultural minorities the authority to govern in certain substantive areas, such as family law. Not ...
Constitutional Exclusion and Gender in Commonwealth Africa Fordham International Law Journal (2007)
Part I of this article briefly describes customary law and explores the effect of colonialism on legal pluralism and the region's early post-colonial constitutions. Part II describes the structure and content of constitutional clauses that ...