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Professor Anne Barlow

3 December 2020

3 minutes to read

Breaking Boundaries: Reopening debates about the ‘common law marriage myth’

Research at the University of Exeter has influenced and accelerated the introduction of opposite-sex civil partnerships and reopened debates about the ‘common law marriage myth’ and a related need for wider cohabitation law reform.

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26 February 2015

2 minutes to read

Informing and influencing policymakers on cohabitation, marriage and law

Professor Anne Barlow’s research findings on marriage and cohabitation laws have influenced policy in the UK and Germany.

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