Comment: Diversity and Legal Reasoning
Keywords:judicial diversity, feminist judgments, Justice Marcia Neave, Justice Betty King, mana wahine judgments
AbstractThis short comment was originally delivered as part of the workshop on Diversity and Legal Reasoning held at Queen Mary University of London on 23 November 2016, sponsored by the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity and the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context. Hunter engages with Karin Van Marle's call for a radically disruptive diversity, but argues that it is too early to conclude that legal reasoning which destabilises current systems and norms is an impossibility. Providing examples from the feminist judgment projects and her research on feminist judges, she suggests that the exploration of what might be possible within law still has a long way to go.
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