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Court of Protection openness call by justice secretary - BBC News

Court of Protection openness call by justice secretary - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The justice secretary asks a senior judge to consider whether the court dealing with the affairs of mentally incapable people in England and Wales can become more open.
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Court of Protection extends public access - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Court of Protection extends public access - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A Court of Protection media and public access pilot scheme has been extended by HMCTS.
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The children taken from home for a social experiment - BBC News

The children taken from home for a social experiment - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In the 1950s, 22 Inuit children were taken from their homes in Greenland to be educated in Denmark - now they want official recognition that the experiment did enormous damage.
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Inquiry into child sex abuse investigating 7,000 submissions relating to Anglican church

Inquiry into child sex abuse investigating 7,000 submissions relating to Anglican church | Children In Law | Scoop.it
In a preliminary hearing today at the Royal Courts of Justice, Ben Emmerson QC updated Justice Goddard, who is chairing the inquiry which could last at least another five years.
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Judge praises social worker’s ‘unstinting commitment’ in radicalisation case

Judge praises social worker’s ‘unstinting commitment’ in radicalisation case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A social worker has been praised by a high court judge for showing 'unstinting commitment' and 'tireless determination' in a radicalisation case
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Family Law Week: Re L (Habitual Residence - Domestic Abuse) [2016] EWHC 1844 (Fam)

Case sumary coming soon
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Family Law Week: Strong support across sector for adoption panels in matching

Strong support across sector for adoption panels in matching https://t.co/pv1TKwamcb
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2,595 crimes against children in 14 months

2,595 crimes against children in 14 months | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Since the inception of the Child Protection Unit (CPU) in May last year there has been 2,595 reports for the period May 2015 to July 17, 2016 for a range of crimes committed against children. Out of all the reports sexual penetration has been the ...
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UK neglecting migrant children, peers claim - Marilyn Stowe Blog

UK neglecting migrant children, peers claim - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Unaccompanied migrant children sent into the EU without their parents or families have been “systematically let down”.
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Family Law Week: Scottish ‘named persons’ scheme is unlawful, decides the Supreme Court

Scottish ‘named persons’ scheme is unlawful, decides the Supreme Court https://t.co/sQ5O9s5yJJ
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Migrant children are being failed by UK, says Lords committee report

Migrant children are being failed by UK, says Lords committee report | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Government accused of dismissing its responsibility to care for unaccompanied minors as ‘somebody else’s problem’
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Man who 'imprisoned' daughter loses legal bid to restrict media

Man who 'imprisoned' daughter loses legal bid to restrict media | Children In Law | Scoop.it
High court judge says case involving British woman in Saudi Arabia raises serious issues that need to be heard in public
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Poppi Worthington's father 'needs human rights protected at inquest'

Poppi Worthington's father 'needs human rights protected at inquest' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A father who a judge ruled probably sexually assaulted his daughter shortly before her death needs his human rights protected when he gives evidence at he
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Baby ‘abandoned’ by eccentric parents - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Baby ‘abandoned’ by eccentric parents - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A baby has been taken into the care system and placed for adoption after being abandoned by his eccentric parents who refused to register his birth.
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Local Government Lawyer - Charity takes borough to court over accommodation for arrested children

Local Government Lawyer - Charity takes borough to court over accommodation for arrested children | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A charity is taking legal action against the London Borough of Islington for failing to provide alternative accommodation for arrested children.
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Jihadi Toddler

Jihadi Toddler | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Of course the toddler himself didn't have any Jihadist inclinations, but this is the judgment from the care proceedings where a mother actually took her toddler to Syria, into the war zone and photos were taken and used by Daesh for propaganda of...
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Help for families with children at risk of radicalisation - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Help for families with children at risk of radicalisation - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The NSPCC has launched a 24 hour helpline for parents who are worried their children may becoming radicalised by extremists.
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Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme - BBC News

Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Supreme Court judges rule the Scottish government's Named Person scheme, which aims to safeguard children, breaches rights to privacy and a family life.
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Supreme Court holds up ‘named person’ service - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Supreme Court holds up ‘named person’ service - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Scottish government's proposed 'named persons' scheme has been held up by the UK Supreme Court.
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NSPCC Offers Advice To Parents Concerned About Their Children Being Radicalised

NSPCC Offers Advice To Parents Concerned About Their Children Being Radicalised | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The NSPCC has just opened a helpline for parents who are worried that their children may be being recruited by Daesh. Callers have been given training to advise parents on signs to watch for, although the source of the training is unknown.
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Scottish plan for every child to have 'named person' breaches rights

Scottish plan for every child to have 'named person' breaches rights | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Supreme court finds SNP government’s proposals on child welfare breach right to privacy and family life
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Local Government Lawyer - Supreme Court dismisses appeal by council over payout for closure of pier

Local Government Lawyer - Supreme Court dismisses appeal by council over payout for closure of pier | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A borough council is facing a payout following the loss of a Supreme Court battle over compensation payable when the local authority used its emergency powers to close a pier.
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Child radicalisation: NSPCC to advise concerned parents - BBC News

Child radicalisation: NSPCC to advise concerned parents - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A charity trains its counsellors to help parents who fear their children are being radicalised.
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