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Introduction: Feminist Judgments as Teaching Resources

Hunter, Rosemary (2012) Introduction: Feminist Judgments as Teaching Resources. Law Teacher, 46 (3). pp. 214-226. ISSN 0303-9400. (doi:10.1080/03069400.2012.732364) (KAR id:35677)


While academic scholarship generally offers various forms of commentary on decided cases, feminist judgment-writing projects have recently embarked on a new form of critical scholarship. Rather than critiquing judgments from a feminist perspective in academic essays, the participants in these projects have set out instead to write alternative judgments, as if they had been one of the judges sitting in court at the time. After introducing the UK Feminist Judgments Project and describing what is “different” about the judgments it has produced, the paper explains some of the ways in which these judgments have been used as teaching resources in UK law schools. The paper goes on to introduce the following four articles in this issue of the Law Teacher, which illustrate in greater detail particular pedagogical uses of the Feminist Judgments Project.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/03069400.2012.732364
Projects: The Feminist Judgments Project
Additional information: Special Issue: The Feminist Judgement Project
Uncontrolled keywords: legal education; Feminist Judgments Project; critical legal scholarship
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council (
Depositing User: Rosemary Hunter
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2013 19:37 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2022 10:40 UTC
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