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date: 12 December 2019

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This article views law, courts, and constitutionalism using a gendered perspective. It examines several key debates and improvements in this field of study and presents a detailed conceptual framework of law and courts. In the next section, the article discusses three major areas that define the scholarship in this field (and are of special interest to scholars of gender and politics), namely, gender and the courts, gender, constitutionalism and human rights, and feminist jurisprudence. It also includes a template that can help in studying the global challenges faced by law and courts scholars today.

Keywords: law, courts, constitutionalism, gendered perspective, conceptual framework, gender and courts, human rights, feminist jurisprudence, global challenges

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