Legal Articles

Feminist Approaches to International Law



The central argument of the “Feminist Approaches to International Law” (Charlesworth, Chinkin and Wright, 1991) is diffuse. On the one hand, the case for and solution to the feministic deficit in international law is presented. Secondly, they argue that feminist approaches are universal or more understanding than elitist male perspectives; however, the lack of substantiating […]

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What Is Common Law?



Contract law regulates everything from buying a coffee to trading on the stock exchange. A contract is An agreement between two or more competent parties in which an offer is made and accepted, and each party benefits. Agreements can either be formal or informal, written, oral, or implied for example, by long term business relationship. […]

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Domestic Violence Laws



It is becoming increasingly accepted that violence within the family is no longer a purely ‘domestic’ issue. It is a problem which belongs to society as a whole, and which should properly be the subject of debate and co-operation between health, policy and legal professionals. It is unacceptable that children and families in Australia continue […]

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Law Enforcement & Protection



Law Enforcement & Protection American criminal justice, a powerful engine of public safety and social control, operates under a balanced constitutional system to ensure that it does not become oppressive. The three aims of government stated in the preamble are relevant to criminal justice: (1) ‘establish justice’ – establish courts of law and other means […]

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