Day: June 27, 2017

Poorly written laws

Poorly written laws

Read this guest post by expert lawyer Justin Borg Barthet on the Marriage Equality Bill. While a silly debate between ayatollahs rages on, on whether the law should speak of mothers or birth-givers to avoid offence, the real issue most have not noticed is the pathetic poverty of the making of this law and many others. …

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GUEST POST: On the New Marriage Equality Law

GUEST POST: On the New Marriage Equality Law

This Guest Post is by Justin Borg Barthet, a lecturer in law at the University of Aberdeen. Dr Borg-Barthet has published work on cross-border recognition of same-sex relationships, and has been commissioned by the European Parliament to advise on the reform of divorce jurisdiction. Through the Marriage Equality Bill, Malta joins a small group of European …

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