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The Kirklees Case: What’s going on with the Human Rights Act? | The Transparency Project

The Kirklees Case: What’s going on with the Human Rights Act? | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
And is it ever worth making a claim for damages? There have been some interesting recent cases about making claims under the Human Rights Act. You can find our discussion about the Hackney case and the comments about the correct amount of damages here. For a more detailed discussion of the provisions of the HRA […]
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Family Law Week: M (Children - Care Proceedings: Passport Order) [2017] EWCA Civ 69

Family Law Week: M (Children - Care Proceedings: Passport Order) [2017] EWCA Civ 69 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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When child protection goes wrong – can you claim any financial compensation? | The Transparency Project

This post follows a recent report of an adult who has taken legal action against a local authority for failures to do their job properly or at all, resulting in harm to that individual. It is an attempt to provide a brief over-view of the likely routes to a claim for compensation in such circumstances. […]
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Family Law Week: W v X (Jurisdiction in matters of parental responsibility) [2017] EUECJ C-499-15

Family Law Week: W v X (Jurisdiction in matters of parental responsibility) [2017] EUECJ C-499-15 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: Bill requiring government to ratify Istanbul Convention to have report stage on 24 February

Family Law Week: Bill requiring government to ratify Istanbul Convention to have report stage on 24 February | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Government expected to table amendments
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Romanian orphans adopted in UK ‘struggle’ as adults - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Romanian orphans adopted in UK ‘struggle’ as adults - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children adopted from Romanian orphanages struggle with mental health issues into adulthood, according to a new study.
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NSPCC Library Online

NSPCC Library Online | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Our #bookoftheweek, Preventing through understanding, raises awareness and understanding of all types of child abuse https://t.co/Cg5dUOTeDs
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Child Sexual Exploitation: Case Studies & Commentaries – LGA

Child Sexual Exploitation: Case Studies & Commentaries – LGA | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A compilation of case studies and commentaries on good practice in tackling Child Sexual Exploitation is now available on the Local Government Association (LGA) website. NIROMP want to use these commentaries to help share and promote the good practice seen during Ofsted inspections. Some of the approaches are innovative and all are based on good practice. An…
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Alleged perpetrators of abuse as litigants in person in private family law - GOV.UK

Alleged perpetrators of abuse as litigants in person in private family law - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Research on the cross-examination of vulnerable and intimidated witnesses.
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Keegan Downer: Murdered toddler 'invisible to professionals' - BBC News

Keegan Downer: Murdered toddler 'invisible to professionals' - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A serious case review finds assaults on 18-month-old Keegan Downer may have been prevented.
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Online courts: What’s the ‘human’ impact? | The Transparency Project

Online courts: What’s the ‘human’ impact? | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Online courts: What’s the ‘human’ impact? by @JTownend now on @seethrujustice https://t.co/r20byl8EGS Writeup of last week's event at UCL
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Children have no right to speak to family judges

Children have no right to speak to family judges | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Despite promising to give children a greater voice in the Family Court the government still seems to be doing little on this front. The latest disappointment comes after government spokesmen confirmed that the Ministry of Justice never enacted a policy allowing children to speak to judges.
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J (A Child) (Finland) (Habitual Residence) [2017] EWCA Civ 80

J (A Child) (Finland) (Habitual Residence) [2017] EWCA Civ 80 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Judgment: Father's appeal against a court ruling that the child was habitually resident in Finland and therefore the UK court did not have jurisdiction to deal with the father's applications in relation to the child. Appeal dismissed.
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Social workers who suspect abuse ‘should visit for six months’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Social workers who suspect abuse ‘should visit for six months’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
New government guidance aims to help social workers properly identify child abuse and neglect and respond to it in an appropriate and effective way.
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Family Law Week: Re K and D (Wardship Without Notice Return Order) [2017] EWHC 153 (Fam)

Family Law Week: Re K and D (Wardship Without Notice Return Order) [2017] EWHC 153 (Fam) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Family Law Week: Surrogacy Law /HFEA Update (February 2017)

Family Law Week: Surrogacy Law /HFEA Update (February 2017) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Andrew Powell, barrister of 4 Paper Buildings, considers recent surrogacy cases in this jurisdiction, developments in the European Court of Human Rights, calls for law reform and recent judgments concerning administrative errors by fertility clinics.
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Council awarded £9.6 million to share expertise with other children’s services

Council awarded £9.6 million to share expertise with other children’s services | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The money is part of the government's innovation fund for children's services
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Across the border: interaction between family courts in England and Scotland - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Across the border: interaction between family courts in England and Scotland - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Katie Dillion looks at a very unusual child abduction case in which the family courts of England and Scotland were both involved.
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Family Law Week: HRA claims and concurrent care proceedings

Family Law Week: HRA claims and concurrent care proceedings | Children In Law | Scoop.it
HRA claims and concurrent care proceedings https://t.co/QpPvoPUiMY
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Open letter to the PSA – response from HCPC | The Transparency Project

Open letter to the PSA – response from HCPC | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Open letter to @prof_standards and @The_HCPC update : reply from the HCPC and article in @CommunityCare : https://t.co/OQ5djMuotJ
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Former Family Division President passes away - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Former Family Division President passes away - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Former Senior Law Judge was compassionate and caring, colleagues say
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Family Law Week: AZ and Others v Kirklees Council [2017] EWFC 11

Family Law Week: AZ and Others v Kirklees Council [2017] EWFC 11 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
AZ and Others v Kirklees Council [2017] EWFC 11 https://t.co/Xt9mIbIsID
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