A Good Read
The Promising Paradox of Women and the Judiciary
In this post for A Good Read, Professor Erika Rackley reviews Melissa Crouch's edited collection, Women and the Judiciary in the Asia-Pacific (Cambridge University Press, 2021).
How to Decolonise Legal Knowledge for All?
In this post for A Good Read, Dr Shailesh Kumar reviews Folúkẹ́ Adébísí's book, Decolonisation and Legal Knowledge: Reflections on Power and Possibility (Bristol University Press, 2023).
The Judicial Construction of Europe, from the Bar and the Bench
In this post for A Good Read, Dr Florian Grisel reviews Tommaso Pavone's book, The Ghostwriters: Lawyers and the Politics behind the Judicial Construction of Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2022).
Social Care Detention in the Post-Carceral Era
In this post for A Good Read, Dr Ezgi Taşcıoğlu reviews Lucy Series' book, Deprivation of Liberty in the Shadows of the Institution (Bristol University Press, 2022).
Abortion Rights Activism and Law Reform in Northern Ireland
In this post for A Good Read, Dr. Zoe L. Tongue reviews Fiona Bloomer and Emma Campbell's edited collection, Decriminalizing Abortion in Northern Ireland (Bloomsbury, 2022).
Decoding the Affective Life of Law
In this post for A Good Read, Professor Aleardo Zanghellini reviews Senthorun Raj's book, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity (Routledge, 2020).
Truth and Technicalities in Terror Trials
In this post for A Good Read, Ayesha Pattnaik reviews Mayur Suresh's new book, Terror Trials: Life and Law in Delhi’s Courts (Fordham University Press, 2022)
A Model of Feminist Legal History
In this post for A Good Read, Professor Rosemary Auchmuty reviews SLSA prize-winner Sharon Thompson's new book, Quiet Revolutionaries: The Married Women's Association and Family Law (Bloomsbury, 2022)
Co-Conspirators? Radical Lawyers Who Chose to Work in and beyond the Law
In this post for A Good Read, Professor Linda Mulcahy reviews Luca Falciola's new book, Up Against the Law: Radical Lawyers and Social Movements, 1960s–1970s (University of North Carolina Press, 2022)
Why Flexibility Fails Precarious Workers
In this post for A Good Read, Professor Joanne Conaghan reviews Emily Grabham's new book, Women, Precarious Work, and Care: The Failure of Family-Friendly Rights (Bristol University Press, 2021).
The Books We Don’t Recommend but Can’t Stop Thinking about
In this post for A Good Read, Professor Patrick Schmidt reviews Erwin Chemerinsky's new book, Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights (Liveright, 2022).