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‘Divergences Between the Law of Marriage and its Social Meaning: Are Same-sex Marriages Unique?’

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In 2013, the UK Parliament legalized same-sex marriage in England and Wales. Dr Scot Peterson discusses whether this is the first time there has been a divergence in the general understanding of marriage and the definition enshrined in law. 


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Speakers: Kenneth Howse, Scot Peterson

Dr Scot Peterson is Bingham Research Fellow in Constitutional Studies