About Johanna Bond
Johanna Bond joined Washington and Lee as an Associate Professor of Law in 2008. Professor Bond's teaching and scholarship focuses on international human rights law and gender and the law. In 2001, Professor Bond was selected as a Senior Fulbright Scholar and traveled to Uganda and Tanzania to conduct research that later resulted in her edited book, Voices of African Women: Women's Rights in Ghana, Uganda, and Tanzania.
- International Human Rights Practicum
Office: 495 Sydney Lewis Hall
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 ...