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The denial of opposite-sex couples’ access to civil partnership as discrimination?

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As a result of the extension of marriage via the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, same-sex couples can choose whether to secure formal legal recognition of their relationship via marriage or civil partnership. In Steinfeld and Keidan v Secretary of State for Education [2016] EWHC 128 (Admin), the claimant couple argued that sections 1 and 3(1)(a) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, which restrict eligibility to enter into civil partnership to same-sex couples, were incompatible with Artic...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/09649069.2016.1239367

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
4
Pages:
450-455
Publication date:
2016-10-07
Acceptance date:
2016-09-19
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EISSN:
1469-9621
ISSN:
0964-9069
Pubs id:
pubs:652863
URN:
uri:b3279892-539c-41cc-bc0f-769647b07721
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uuid:b3279892-539c-41cc-bc0f-769647b07721
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pubs:652863
Paper number:
4

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