I’m delighted to announce publication of my book, written for lawyers, judges, students and scholars working in the area of International Family Law. Ordering information is available here from ABA Publishing. If you have comments, suggestions, or other feedback, please feel free to get in touch with me: ann
The April 2011 issue of International Law, Policy and the Family is available online here. The articles include: Lynn Welchman, A Husband’s Authority: Emerging Formulations In Muslim Family Laws; Maznah Mohamad, Malaysian Sharia Reforms in Flux: The Changeable National Character of Islamic Marriage; Jill Howieso
The Hague Conference has completed the fourth part of its Guide to Good Practice under the Child Abduction Convention. Part 4 addresses enforcement of return orders; previous volumes in the series covered Central Authority Practice (Part 1), Implementing Measures (Part 2), and Preventive Measures (Part 3
Online advance access to the articles in the August 2010 issue is available from the International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family. The articles include pieces by Farah Deeba Chowshury on “Dowry, Women, and Law in Bangladesh;” Ahmed on “Personal Autonomy and the Option of Religious Law;” and by Ebenezer Durojaye and Victoria Balogun on “Human Rights Implications of Mandatory Premarital HIV Testing in Nigeria.”
Gilles Cuniberti reports on Conflictoflaws.net on the publication of a new book on international family law in Belgium (in French): Relations Familiales Internationales: L’actualité vue par la pratique (Patrick Wautelet, ed. 2010).
Here are several useful books, published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and available from their web site, on topics related to international family law: