Feminist Judgements

Feminist Judgements (2014)

Investigators: Professor JaneMaree Maher, Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Dr Danielle Tyson, Professor Jude McCulloch

The Monash team was part of the Australian Feminist Judgments Project led by Professor Heather Douglas at the University of Queensland. The project adopted a feminist approach to legal decision-making and followed similar United Kingdom and Canadian projects. The team focused on the controversial Middendorp case and the offence of defensive homicide.

Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Re-writing Law edited by Heather Douglas, Francesca Bartlett, Trish Luker and Rosemary Hunter was published by Hart Publishing, Oxford in December 2014.