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English court refuses to enforce foreign custody order

Holman J refuses to enforce Turkish custody order because, in the circumstances, to do so would be incompatible with English family law principles
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Nothing else will do – Court of Appeal clarification

Nothing else will do – Court of Appeal clarification | Children In Law | Scoop.it
We have been waiting a year for something like this, so this is quite a swift post pointing you to it and giving you the relevant quotations.
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AA v TT [2014] EWHC 3488 (Fam)

AA v TT [2014] EWHC 3488 (Fam) - Judgment: Application by a father for the recognition and enforcement, pursuant t... http://t.co/5zyOwkByYb
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'Politician, heal thyself!': Social work academics react to the Baby P documentary - Community Care

'Politician, heal thyself!': Social work academics react to the Baby P documentary - Community Care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Seven social work academics reflect on the BBC’s Baby P documentary and the politicised legacy the case has left
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Former Baby P child protection chief Sharon Shoesmith says SHE is a 'victim ... - Daily Mail

Former Baby P child protection chief Sharon Shoesmith says SHE is a 'victim ... - Daily Mail | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Baby Peter Connelly was killed in August 2007 aged just 17 months by his mother's sadistic boyfriend and his paedophile brother.
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The curious incident of Article 8 in the Night time

The curious incident of Article 8 in the Night time | Children In Law | Scoop.it
This post was written by Sarah Phillimore of St John's Chambers, Bristol. Sarah blogs at Child Protection Resource and tweets as @svphillimore. Re A (A Child) [2013] EWCA Civ 1104. McFarlane LJ con...
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Government hails troubled families programme

Government hails troubled families programme | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The government has hailed the latest results of its Troubled Families social welfare programme.
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Government to consult on mandatory reporting of child abuse

Government to consult on mandatory reporting of child abuse | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The government is to launch a public consultation on plans to make reporting of suspected child abuse mandatory.
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Judge asks Czech Republic to take over care case

Judge asks Czech Republic to take over care case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Family Court judge has requested that the Czech Republic assume jurisdiction in a care case involving two children.
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Baby P: The Untold Story ‘A shocking catalogue of cover ups’

Baby P: The Untold Story ‘A shocking catalogue of cover ups’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A collection of reactions and thoughts expressed by social workers and other viewers during the BBC documentary 'Baby P: The Untold Story'
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Family Lore Case Digest: A,L,K (BIIR Article 15 Request) [2014] EWHC 2511 (Fam) (25 June 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: A,L,K (BIIR Article 15 Request) [2014] EWHC 2511 (Fam) (25 June 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A,L,K (BIIR Article 15 Request) [2014] EWHC 2511 (Fam) (25 June 2014): Judgment in care proceedings... http://t.co/HSNJkS6mf8 #familylaw
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Former Baby P council chief Sharon Shoesmith says SHE is a victim

Former Baby P council chief Sharon Shoesmith says SHE is a victim | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Baby Peter Connelly was killed in August 2007 aged just 17 months by his mother's sadistic boyfriend and his paedophile brother.
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A And B (Children: Brussels II Revised: Article 15) V [2014] EWHC 3516 (Fam) (23 October 2014)

A And B (Children: Brussels II Revised: Article 15) V [2014] EWHC 3516 (Fam) (23 October 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Lore Case Digest: IB & EB (Children) [2014] EWHC 369 (Fam) (30 January 2014)

Family Lore Case Digest: IB & EB (Children) [2014] EWHC 369 (Fam) (30 January 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
IB & EB (Children) [2014] EWHC 369 (Fam) (30 January 2014): Care proceedings concerning two childre... http://t.co/4PhAiWus2Z #familylaw
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Council tried to keep baby's death a secret to protect social workers

Council tried to keep baby's death a secret to protect social workers | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Cumbria County Council tried to suppress all information about the death of 13-month-old Poppi Worthington on the grounds it would be unfair to reveal shortcomings of public agencies.
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Outsourcing: government advisors finesse child protection 'sales pitch'

Outsourcing: government advisors finesse child protection 'sales pitch' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Ministerial aides have privately unveiled proposals to kickstart a market in local authority child safeguarding functions
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"Understanding Re Y and pondering horizontality" or "Why I need a lie down"

"Understanding Re Y and pondering horizontality" or "Why I need a lie down" | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In the time it has taken me to chew the fat and mouth off extensively on twitter about Re Y [2014] EWCA Civ 1287 everyone else has actually written their blog posts on the topic. And very good they...
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British-born son of Hungarian mother put up for adoption

British-born son of Hungarian mother put up for adoption | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A boy born in the UK to a Hungarian mother has been put up for adoption by the High Court.
In what the judge described as “a very sad case”, the mother arrived in the UK when she was two months pregnant.
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Family help announced for female prisoners

Family help announced for female prisoners | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Women in prison will receive help to maintain family ties while incarcerated, the government has announced.
Newly appointed ‘family engagement workers’ will offer emotional and practical support to inmates in all public sector women’s prisons.
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High Court allows limited disclosure in child death case

High Court allows limited disclosure in child death case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The High Court has allowed “limited, controlled disclosure” of a case involving the death of a child to the media.
The child was one of six in her family. Following her death, the other five were taken into foster care.
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Women in prison will get help to maintain family links

Women in prison will get help to maintain family links | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Women in custody will be given help to maintain vital ties with their families through the introduction of family engagement workers in all public sector women’s prisons, Justice minister Simon Hughes has announced.
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'Their core business is making a profit' - Baby P and the privatisation of child protection - YouTube

Watch the full episode here: http://bit.ly/1p6zTk7 Professor Ray Jones, professor of social work at Kingston University and St George's University London and...
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