The Legal Recognition of Non-Conjugal Families in the US, Canada and Europe, by Nausica Palazzo’

“Families eschewing the paradigm of the traditional marital family are on the rise. These include families which lack a sexual component (so-called non-conjugal couples) or who comprise more than two sexual partners (multiparty relationships such as polyamorous or polygamous ones). Despite significant empirical and normative developments affecting the ways in which we do family in the West, law remains focused on the traditional marital family. In my book, I argue that this is a legal problem which needs fixing …” (more)

[Nausica Palazzo, BACL, 29 October]

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