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Social cohesion and religious law: marriage, divorce and religious courts

Douglas, Gillian, Doe, Christopher Norman, Gilliat-Ray, Sophie, Sandberg, Russell and Khan, Asma 2011. Social cohesion and religious law: marriage, divorce and religious courts. [Project Report]. Cardiff: Cardiff Law School.

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Abstract

This AHRC-funded project, ‘Social Cohesion and Civil Law: Marriage, Divorce and Religious Courts’, explored how religious law functions alongside civil law in the area of marriage and divorce. It examined the workings of three religious courts in detail: a Jewish Beth Din; a matrimonial tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church; and a Muslim “Shariah Council”). The project asked ‘What is the legal status of these courts?’ and ‘How do they operate in relation to marriage, divorce and remarriage?’

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KD England and Wales
Publisher: Cardiff Law School
Funders: AHRC
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2018 21:02
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/10788

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