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Lady Hale appointed President of the Supreme Court - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Lady Hale appointed President of the Supreme Court - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Baroness Hale of Richmond has been appointed President of the Supreme Court.
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School Pupils Excluded More Than 2,000 Times Last Year Over 'Sexual Misconduct'

School Pupils Excluded More Than 2,000 Times Last Year Over 'Sexual Misconduct' | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Offences range from 'lewd behaviour' to sexual assault.
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Family Court Reporting Watch Roundup | The Transparency Project

Correcting, clarifying or commenting on media reports of family court cases Explaining or commenting on published Judgments of family court cases Highlighting other transparency news MEDIA (MIS)REPORTS OF FAMILY COURT CASES Wonder of mobile internet means I can deal with cases on the move, top family court judge says – A blog on the curious focus of […]
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Family Law Week: International meeting addresses domestic / family violence and the 1980 Child Abduction Convention

New Guide to Good Practice on Article 13(1)(b) developed
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Eleven plus and Spycatcher

Eleven plus and Spycatcher | Children In Law | Scoop.it
    This one is a little outside our normal remit, but it covers Education, and hence children, and it is a bit unusual. In fact, even though it is a question about the legal implications of leaking exam questions it would actually make a perfect legal exam question - which I'm sort of leaking…
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R (Closed Material Procedure : Special Advocates : Funding) [2017] EWHC 1793 (Fam) (13 July 2017)

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We must stop criminalising young people in care

We must stop criminalising young people in care | Children In Law | Scoop.it
1st report in 2-year Howard League campaign finds that children living in residential care are 15 times more likely to be criminalised than other children.
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Youth custody numbers rise to highest level since 2015

Youth custody numbers rise to highest level since 2015 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Read Youth custody numbers rise to highest level since 2015 and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
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Ban on corporal punishment ‘will criminalise parents’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Ban on corporal punishment ‘will criminalise parents’ - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A campaign group in Wales has launched a petition against the government's suggestion that smacking children should be outlawed.
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What you hear’s a lethal style of conversation – can you sue or be sued for defamation during a child protection investigation

What you hear’s a lethal style of conversation  – can you sue or be sued for defamation during a child protection investigation | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Or as MC Tunes famously sang, whilst mispronouncing the key word - "Don't like what I say ? Then sue me for liable" (He meant libel... Whilst he couldn't pronounce libel, to be fair, he could pack jams like a party in a tin can. Is this alleged feat more or less impressive than cooking…
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Petrified by court? Then arm yourself with the skills you need

Petrified by court? Then arm yourself with the skills you need | Children In Law | Scoop.it
by Shefali Shah What was your reason for becoming a social worker? Was it to make a difference, improve the lives of vulnerable adults and children in need and offer support and guidance when required? Or was it so that you could attend court and be subjected to hostile and vigorous cross examination? I presume […]
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Surveillance admissible evidence in care case - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Surveillance admissible evidence in care case - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Evidence that may have been obtained illegally is eligible for inclusion in a care application, a Judge has ruled.
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A few snacks in case your inner geek is starving

A few snacks in case your inner geek is starving | Children In Law | Scoop.it
So, I’ve been collecting a few snackettes, a few tasty morsels from the back of the walk in pantry that is the FPR. Things in tins you had forgotten you had (ignore the best before date, they…
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Family Law Week: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council v M & Ors [2017] EWFC 13

Home > Judgments Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council v M & Ors [2017] EWFC 13 Judgment by Jackson, J concerning the importance of findings of fact being made in a timely manner. In this case the allegations to be determined were over 20 years old.
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Local Government Lawyer - Home Office fined for breaching pay cap rules

The Home Office has been heavily fined by the Treasury over the salary it agreed for the chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.
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Robust approach to father’s change of residence application - Marilyn Stowe Blog

Robust approach to father’s change of residence application - Marilyn Stowe Blog | Children In Law | Scoop.it
John Bolch takes a look at another old case which has only just been published by Bailii. This one focuses on a father's change of residence application.
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