Friday, 13 February 2015

Towards Marriage Equality: Reflections from Scholar-Activists’ – 18 February, 2015

Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger.  Copyright Alison TaylorCelia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson (Loughborough University) will be giving a talk about their ground-breaking case for legal recognition of their same-sex Canadian marriage in England - setting it in the context of the campaigns for marriage equality internationally.

Their reported case Wilkinson v Kitzinger [2007] FLR 195 considered the recognition of a same sex marriage and the impact of Articles 8,12, and 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Whilst this case will be of interest to civil justice, conflict of laws, human rights and family law students, all students are very welcome to attend.

Open to: All students

Date: Wednesday 18 February, 2015, 2:00–4:00pm

Venue: Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, University of Leicester

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