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Transparent with our hands behind our backs

Transparent with our hands behind our backs | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A post from the point of view of those of us who would like to improve the quality of publicly available information and inform debate about family law. Transparency is progress. Anonymity is neces...
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Local Government Lawyer - Council and parents head to tribunal over alleged failure to name school

A county council is facing a tribunal hearing next month (5 July) over its alleged failure to identify a school for a severely dyslexic 11-year-old boy to attend in September.
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“Neglected children can stay with travellers in the spirit of diversity” [mis] reports the Daily Mail | The Transparency Project

“Neglected children can stay with travellers in the spirit of diversity” [mis] reports the Daily Mail | The Transparency Project | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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Neglected children can stay with travellers 'in spirit of diversity'

Neglected children can stay with travellers 'in spirit of diversity' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Mr Justice Mostyn (pictured) said he would allow the parents, against the advice of social workers, because he wanted to show tolerance ‘to the traditions of different communities’.
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Ofsted issues warning over ‘unmanageable’ caseloads

Ofsted issues warning over ‘unmanageable’ caseloads | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Watchdog says quality of leadership is vital to supporting social work and turning around poor performing services
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Courting controversy: Radicalisation and the courts | Solicitors Journal

Courting controversy: Radicalisation and the courts | Solicitors Journal | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Andrew Gillespie and Phil Loftus advise on the safeguarding of children in cases where radicalisation is alleged
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M (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B17 (Fam) (02 March 2016)

M (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B17 (Fam) (02 March 2016) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
[EWHC FAM] M (A Child), Re [2016] EWHC B17 (Fam) (02 March 2016): https://t.co/akU7GIHW3J
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Family Law Week: Supreme Court does not have jurisdiction to hear second appeal under Brussels IIR art 34

Appeal by father in D (A Child) struck out
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One in five children referred over suspected abuse - BBC News

One in five children referred over suspected abuse - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Research suggests one in five children born in a single year in England were referred to social services before the age of five.
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Missed opportunity to give children a voice: Re D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34

Missed opportunity to give children a voice: Re D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family lawyers’ hopes to receive guidance from the Supreme Court in Re D (A Child) [2016] UKSC 34 on the fundamental principle of a child’s right to be heard in family cases were dashed when the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed a father’s...
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Pop-up family court hearing 'could take place in the pub'

Pop-up family court hearing 'could take place in the pub' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Sir James Munby, president of the High Court’s Family Division, said there was a need to move away from judges holding hearings in a ‘palais de justice, sitting on an enormous throne’.
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Family Lore Case Digest: C (Children) [2016] EWFC B45 (4 February 2016)

C (Children) [2016] EWFC B45 (4 February 2016): Fact-finding hearing in care proceedings concernin... https://t.co/QJIjBuungd #familylaw
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Training and Conferences | The Anna Freud Centre

Training and Conferences | The Anna Freud Centre | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Training and Conferences on Child Mental Health for Allied Heal Mental Health Professionals | The Anna Freud Centre
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Ombudsman: council ‘failed mother’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Ombudsman: council ‘failed mother’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A single mother has been awarded £1,000 in compensation after the council did not consider the rather unique circumstances of herfamily.
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Local Government Lawyer - Ombudsman raps council over lack of clarity on school admission appeal

Councils must give parents clear information about their rights to present cases to schools admissions appeal panels, which must take their individual circumstances into account.
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Traveller family to be supervised by social workers - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Traveller family to be supervised by social workers - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A family of travellers will be supervised by social workers for an additional six months, the High Court has ruled.
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Judge slams deficient social work assessment in ‘extraordinary’ case

Judge slams deficient social work assessment in ‘extraordinary’ case | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Social worker's actions were "most acute" example of several agencies' failure to interrogate mother's claims against father
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The Buzz

The Buzz | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The latest news items we feel should be right on the radar: Peers slam 'rag-tag' social work plans Munby: changes needed to encourage more children to give evidence in family court proceedings UN Report on Children and Armed Conflict ...
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Family Law Week: Family Assistance Orders: Could more use be made of them?

Family Law Week: Family Assistance Orders: Could more use be made of them? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Family Assistance Orders: Could more use be made of them? https://t.co/TKomrPgDgU
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Family Law Week: And There Lurks the Minotaur: The Interrelationship Between the Inherent Jurisdiction and Section 25, CA 1989: Part I

Family Law Week: And There Lurks the Minotaur: The Interrelationship Between the Inherent Jurisdiction and Section 25, CA 1989: Part I | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Alex Laing, barrister of Coram Chambers, considers the interrelationship of the inherent jurisdiction and secure accommodation..
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