Book Review: Illicit Sex within the Justice System: Using Weak Power to Legislate, Regulate and Enforce Morality

We are happy to share news that Carmen M. Cusack's book Illicit Sex within the Justice System: Using Weak Power to Legislate, Regulate and Enforce Morality has been reviewed in the 2018 issue of the Journal of Law and Social Deviance by Jessica T. Bracho. The full review is available open access here, and an indicative excerpt from … Continue reading Book Review: Illicit Sex within the Justice System: Using Weak Power to Legislate, Regulate and Enforce Morality

New Book Review: Mr Justice McCardie (1869–1933): Rebel, Reformer and Rogue Judge

Antony Lentin's book Mr Justice McCardie (1869–1933): Rebel, Reformer and Rogue Judge has been reviewed in the May issue one of the leading journals of ecclesiastical law and history, the Ecclesiastical Law Journal by Dr Henry Kha of the Macquarie University.  The review is available here (requires subscription), and an indicative excerpt is below: "Antony Lentin provides a vivid narrative … Continue reading New Book Review: Mr Justice McCardie (1869–1933): Rebel, Reformer and Rogue Judge

“And There’ll Be NO Dancing”: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia Since 2007

“Sexual abuse of children is inexcusable. So why is there such a fuss about a state intervention? Should we shut up and do nothing just because there is racism? No child or woman must be molested, irrespective of who the perpetrator is!” Thus my recollection of what one of my Scottish colleagues said in an … Continue reading “And There’ll Be NO Dancing”: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia Since 2007

“When Courts do Politics”

The book ploughs through the complex issues relating judicial struggles over sexual and gender-based discrimination, social justice and poverty and the adjudication of presidential elections in East Africa. Marxist literature makes a distinction between the “base” of a socio-political entity like a nation-state and its “superstructure”. To put it simply, the "base" comprises the economy … Continue reading “When Courts do Politics”

Book Launch: Contemporary Research and Analysis on the Children of Prisoners: Invisible Children

Book Launch: Contemporary Research and Analysis on the Children of Prisoners: Invisible Children Tuesday, 20 March 2018 5:30 PM-7:00 PM Location: Koru Lounge, Room 236, Level 2, Business and Law Building, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Ticket: Free In March 2017, researchers, advocates and NGOs from twelve countries came together in Rotorua, New Zealand, for the first … Continue reading Book Launch: Contemporary Research and Analysis on the Children of Prisoners: Invisible Children

Featured Review – Mr Justice McCardie (1869-1933): Rebel, Reformer, and Rogue Judge

At Cambridge Scholars, we are very proud that many of our authors and their publications are critically acclaimed by eminent scholars in their respective fields. We put our authors at the centre of everything we do, and this month we would like to take this opportunity to highlight a particularly noteworthy review. This month, we … Continue reading Featured Review – Mr Justice McCardie (1869-1933): Rebel, Reformer, and Rogue Judge