Law and Sexuality

A commentary and resource on Law and Sexuality by Professor Chris Ashford and guests

Books, Articles and Papers

a) Edited Books

9781137434289Ashford, C and Guth, J (eds) (2016)  The Legal Academic’s Handbook (London: Palgrave)

Ashford, C, Duncan, N and Guth, J (eds) (2016) Perspectives on Legal Education: Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures (Abingdon: Routledge)

b) Book Chapters & Contributions

Ashford, C (2016) ‘Editing Special Issues’, in Ashford, C and Guth, J (eds) The Legal Academic’s Handbook (London: Palgrave)

Ashford, C (2016) ‘Editorial boards/Being an Editor’, in Ashford, C and Guth, J (eds) The Legal Academic’s H41VA6DoY57Landbook (London: Palgrave)

Ashford, C (2016) ‘The Needs of the Legal Profession and the Liberal Law School: (Re)negotiating boundaries’, in Ashford, C, Duncan, N and Guth, J (eds) Perspectives on Legal Education: Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures (Abingdon: Routledge).

Ashford, C, Duncan, N and Guth, J (2016) ‘The Lord Upjohn Lectures and Legal Education,  in Ashford, C, Duncan, N and Guth, J (eds) Perspectives on Legal Education: Contemporary Responses to the Lord Upjohn Lectures (Abingdon: Routledge).

Ashford, C (2012) ‘From Cruising to Dogging: The Surveillance and Consumption of Public Sex’, in I.Rivers and R.Ward, Out of the Ordinary: Representations of LGBT Lives (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing) 77-92.

Ashford, C (2012) ‘Heterosexuality, Public Places and Policing’, in P.Johnson and D.Dalton, Policing Sex (Abingdon and New York: Routledge) 41-53.

Ashford, C (2012) ‘Dissertations’ in Pearson’s Legal Skills Database (Harlow: Pears
on)

c) Encyclopedia Entries

Ashford, C (2016) ‘Tearoom Trade’, in N.Naples (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell)

Ashford, C (2016) ‘Bathhouses’, in N.Naples (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell)

Ashford, C (2015) ‘Policing Sex’, in N.J. Smelser et al (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition (New York: Elsevier)(pending).

Ashford, C (2009) ‘Tearoom Trade’ in J.A. O’Brien (ed.), Encyclopedia of Gender and Society (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage).

d) Edited Works/Edited Special Issues

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Sexualities and the Law’, Special Issue, Sexualities 14(3).

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Socio-Legal Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality and Law’, Special Issue, Liverpool Law Review, 31(1).

Ashford, C and James, H (2009) ‘Legal Education Special Issue’, Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, 3.

Ashford, C and O’Brien, M (2008) ‘Virtual Lives:  Relationships Between the Citizen and Society’, Special Issue, Information & Communications Technology Law, 17(3).

Ashford, C and O’Brien, M (2008) ‘Privacy and the Public/Private Divide’, Special Issue, Information & Communications Technology Law 17(1).

Ashford, C and James, H (2008) ‘Legal Education Special Issue’, Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, 2.

Ashford, C and O’Brien, M (2006) Internet Rights, Internet Wrongs’, Special Issue, Information & Communications Technology Law 15(3).

O’Brien, M and Ashford, C (2005) ‘Rights, Identity and Regulation in Cyberspace’, Special Issue, Information & Communications Technology Law, 14(2).

Ashford, C and O’Brien, M (2003) ‘New Technologies, New Frontiers: Modern Challenges in the Cyber Age’, Special Issue, Information & Communications Technology Law, 12(3).

 e) Reviewed Articles

Ashford, C (2015) ‘Bareback Sex, Queer Legal Theory, and Evolving Socio-Legal Contexts’, Sexualities 18(1-2) 195-209.

Guth, J and Ashford, C (2014) ‘The Legal Education and Training Review: Regulating Soci-Legal and Liberal Education? The Law Teacher 48(1)  5-19.

Ashford, C (2011) ‘(Homo)normative Legal Discourses and the Queer Challenge’, 1(1) Durham Law Review 77-98.

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Barebacking and the Cult of ‘Violence’: Queering the Criminal Law’, Journal of Criminal Law, 74(4): 339-357.

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Socio-Legal Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality and Law’, Liverpool Law Review, 31(1): 1-12.

Ashford, C (2009) ‘Queer Theory, Cyber-Ethnographies and Researching Online Sex Environments’, Information and Communications Technology Law, 18(3) 297-314.

Ashford, C (2009) ‘Legal Education in Practice: An Initial Survey’, 3 Web Journal of Current Legal Issues.

Ashford, C (2009) ‘Male Sex Work and the Internet Effect: Time to Re-evaluate the Criminal Law?’, Journal of Criminal Law 73(3) 258-280.

Ashford, C (2008) ‘Sex Work in Cyberspace: Who Pays the Price?’ 17(1) Information and Communications Technology Law, 37-49.

Ashford, C (2007) ‘Sexuality and the Criminal Law:  The Cottaging Phenomenon’, 71(6) Journal of Criminal Law, 506-519.

Ashford, C (2007) ‘From Baghdad to Sunderland: Weblogs and Reflective Learning, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog’, 41 (2) The Law Teacher:  The International Journal of Legal Education 206-219.

Ashford, C (2006) ‘The Only Gay in the Village:  Sexuality and the Net, 13(3) Information and Communications Technology Law, 275-289.

Ashford, C (2006) ‘The 21st Century Law School:  Choices, Challenges and Opportunities Ahead’, 3 Web Journal of Current Legal Issues.

Ashford, C (2005) ‘Law, Film and the Student Experience’, 4 Web Journal of Current Legal Issues.

Ashford, C (2004) ‘Legal Education and the Academic-Commercial Nexus’, 38(1) The Law Teacher:  The International Journal of Legal Education 80-92.

O’Brien, M and Ashford, C (2003) ‘New Technologies, New Frontiers:  Modern Challenges in the Cyber Age’, 12 Information and Communications Technology Law 203-213.

O’Brien, M and Ashford, C (2002-3) ‘Tribal Groups in Modern Britain: Legal Theory, Legal Practice and Human Rights’, 6 Contemporary Issues in Law 180-206.

 

f) Book Reviews

Ashford, C (2013) ‘Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships in Europe:  National, Cross-Border and European Perspectives, 2nd edition, SCOLAG: Legal Journal, forthcoming.

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Gender, Sexualities and Law’, Feminist Legal Studies 19(3) 297-299.

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Film and the Law: The Cinema of Justice’ (2nd ed), SCOLAG: Legal Journal, 409: 266.

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Sex Offender and Preventative Detention: Politics, Policy and Practice’, SCOLAG: Legal Journal, 404: 155.

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Legal Responses to HIV and AIDS’, 390, SCOLAG: Legal Journal, 390: 90.

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Sex Offender and Preventative Detention: Politics, Policy and Practice’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 44(2): 238.

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Violence and Sex Work in Britain’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 44(1): 104.

Ashford, C (2009) ‘Transforming Legal Education: Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-First Century’ The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education 43(3): 316.

 Ashford, C (2009) ‘Human Rights Act Toolkit’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 43(3) 325

 Ashford, C (2008) ‘Paying for Pleasure’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 42(2): 374.

Ashford, C (2008) ‘Gender and Justice’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 42(1): 132.

Ashford, C (2008) ‘Crime Online’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 42(1): 142.

Ashford, C (2007) ‘Key Concepts in Law’ and ‘Osborn’s Concise Law Dictionary’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 41(2): 244.

Ashford, C (2007) ‘Media Freedom Under the Human Rights Act’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 41(1): 128.

Ashford, C (2007) ‘Policing, Race and Racism’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 41(1): 132.

Ashford, C (2007) ‘E-commerce Law’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 41(1): 115.

Ashford, C (2005) ‘The Essentials of Human Rights’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 39(3): 403.

Ashford, C (2004) ‘Transforming the Law’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 38(3): 421.

Ashford, C (2004) ‘The Role of the Legal Information Officer’, The Law Teacher: The International Journal of Legal Education, 38(2): 282.

g) Conferences/Research Seminars

Ashford, C, ‘Pornography as Documentary?  Visualising Illicit Public Sex’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, York, March 2013.

Ashford, C, ‘(Homo)normative Legal Discourses and the Queer Challenge:  Whither Equality?’, Reconsidering Coming and Being ’Out’?  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Research in the 21st Century, London South Bank University, May 2012.

Ashford C, ‘Heterosexuality, Public Places and Policing’, Book Launch: Policing Sex, Birkbeck, London, May 2012.

Ashford, C, ‘No Sex Please, We’re Homosexuals: The (Homo)normative and Future Directions in Law Reform’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Leicester, April 2012.

Ashford, C, ‘Homonormativity and the New Legal Citizenship: Viva Oppression?’, Law and Society Research Cluster, University of Sunderland, December 2011.

Ashford, C, ‘Notes From a Porn Island: Queer Identities and Documenting Legal Truth(s) in the Age of Treasure Island Media’, Law and Society Annual Conference, San Francisco, USA, May 2011.

Ashford, C, ‘Queer Theory, Cyber-Ethnographies and Researching Online Sex Environments’, Law and Society Annual Conference, Chicago, USA, May 2010.

Ashford, C, ‘Notes from a Porn Island: Barebacking Bloggers and the Utopian Pirates of San Francisco’, Mediated Sexualities One Day Conference, Sunderland, April 2010.

Ashford, C, ‘Queer Reflections on Barebacking and the Cult of Violence’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Bristol, March 2010.

Ashford, C, ‘Public Sex and the Law: A UK Perspective’, Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, August 2009.

Ashford, C ‘Revisiting the Silent Community: Public Sex Environments in New York City and the Information Society’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Leicester, April 2009.

Ashford, C, ‘Researching Online Sex Environments’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Leicester, April 2009.

Ashford, C ‘Male for Male Sex Work and the Internet Effect: A UK Perspective’, Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia, December 2008.

Ashford, C, ‘Public Sex and the Law’, Becoming or Unbecoming?  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Research in the 21st Century, UCU One Day Conference, Newcastle, November 2008.

Ashford, C, ‘The TFR is Dead, Long Live the TFR!’, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, London, September 2008.

 Ashford, C, ‘Policing Cyber Prostitution –A UK Perspective’, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May-June 2008.

Ashford, C, ‘Policing at the Boundaries: Public Sex Environments and the Law – A UK Perspective’, Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 2007.

 Ashford, C and O’Brien, M, ‘Subcultures, Public Order and the Human Rights Zeitgeist’, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, June 2007 (sole presenter).

Ashford, C, ‘Sexuality, Public Space and Legal Control in the Cyber Age’, Canadian Law and Society Association, Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 76th Congress, Saskatoon, Canada, May-June 2007.

Ashford, C, ‘Revisiting the Silent Community: Public Sex Encounters and the Law’, Internal Seminar, University of Sunderland, May 2007.

 Ashford, C, ‘Blogging and the Student Experience’, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Keele, September 2006.

Ashford, C and O’Brien, M, ‘Sexuality, Cyberspace and Legal Control’, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, United States, June 2006 (sole presenter).

Ashford, C, ‘Cyberwhores and Cyber-rent:  Who Pays the Price?  Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Stirling, March 2006.

Ashford, C, ‘Law on Film:  The Student Experience’, Learning in Law Initiative Annual Conference, Warwick, January 2006.

Ashford, C, ‘The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Academic?, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, September 2005.

Ashford, C, ‘Private Acts in Public Places:  Sexuality and the Net’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Liverpool, April 2005.

Ashford, C and Jenkins, J, ‘Crossing the Frontier:  From Law Firms to Academia’, Learning in Law Initiative Annual Conference, Warwick, January 2005.

Ashford, C, ‘The 21st Century Law School’, Internal Seminar, University of Sunderland, January 2005.

Ashford, C, ‘The 21st Century Law School:  Choices and Challenges Ahead’, Internal Seminar, University of Sunderland, November 2004.

Ashford, C, ‘Clementi and the Future of Legal Education’, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Sheffield, September 2004.

Ashford, C, ‘Lowering the Drawbridge:  Ways Forward for the Legal and Academic Professions’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Glasgow, April 2004

Ashford, C, ‘The Future of Legal Education within Private Practice – implications for HE & FE’, Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Oxford, September 2003.

Ashford, C, ‘E-democracy: Reflections’, Guest Research Seminar, Sheffield Hallam University, June 2003.

O’Brien, M and Ashford, C, ‘Tribal Groups’ in Modern Britain: Legal Theory, Legal Practice and Human Rights’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Nottingham, April 2003 (joint presenters).

Ashford, C, ‘Legal Education: The View from the Front Line’, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Nottingham, April 2003.

h) Professional and Specialist Press Output

Ashford, C (2013) ‘The Same-Sex Marriage Bill Isn’t the End of the Journey Towards Gay Rights’, Pink News, 25 January, http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/01/25/comment-the-same-sex-marriage-bill-isnt-the-end-of-the-journey-towards-gay-rights/

Ashford, C and Mohammadzadeh, S (2013) ‘Nude Norms:  The Curious Case of the Castro’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, February, http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/nude-norms-the-curious-case-of-the-castro/

Ashford, C (2012) ‘Reflections and Future Legal Directions After #porntrial’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, August, http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/reflections-and-future-legal-directions-after-porntrial/ (first published on my blog August 2012)

Ashford, C (2012) ‘The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, May, http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/the-politics-of-same-sex-marriage/ (first published on my blog May 2012)

Ashford, C (2012) ‘Making a Fist of It: The Law and Obscenity’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, January:

http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/making-a-fist-of-it-the-law-and-obscenity/

Ashford, C (2011) ‘After Equality’, Huffington Post, 23 November, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chris-ashford/after-equality_b_1082987.html

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Route Minders’, The Lawyer, 19 September.

Ashford, C (2011) ‘The Long Legal Shadow of Section 28’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, July:

http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/the-long-legal-shadow-of-section-28/

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Bareback Porn’, Bent Magazine, June.

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Queer Truth(s) and the Gay Media’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, April: http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/?p=1619

Ashford, C (2011) ‘Vanquishing Vice?’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, March: http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/?p=1574

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Beyond Dead Trees and Defining the University “Experience”’, Directions in Legal Education, Spring, 12.

Ashford, C (2010) ‘Public Toilets and the Limits of Freedom’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/?p=1077

Ashford, C (2010) ‘The Bareback Porn Renegades’, Freedom in a Puritan Age, http://www.freedominapuritanage.co.uk/?p=962

Ashford, C (2008) ‘Time to Throw Off the Profession’s Shackles?’, The Reporter, Spring, 5.

Ashford, C (2006) ‘Blogging, Reflection and Student Assessment’, Directions in Legal Education, Spring 6.

Ashford, C (2005) ‘A Quarrel Far Away?  The Training Framework Review and the Undergraduate Law School’, Directions in Legal Education, Autumn, 11.

Ashford, C (2004) ‘Tesco Law and Legal Education’, Directions in Legal Education, Autumn, 14.

Ashford, C (2003) ‘Are we MAD?  Introducing Mooting and Debating at a Law Firm’, Directions in Legal Education, Autumn, 17.

Ashford, C (2003) ‘Legal Education in Practice’, Directions in Legal Education, Spring, 17.

 

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