Children In Law
32.2K views | +23 today
Follow
Children In Law
legal issues about children in the uk
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scoop.it!

Family Law Week blog: Everything you ever wanted to know about .. East London Family Court by David Jockelson

Family Law Week blog: Everything you ever wanted to know about .. East London Family Court by David Jockelson | Children In Law | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

The Woeful state of our debate Part IV

On November 2nd, ironically as I attended a workshop on cross-border child protection issues, I received an email with the judgment in the case of Re N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction) [2015] EWCA Civ 1112.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Abuse by foster parents – can the Local Authority be sued?

Abuse by foster parents – can the Local Authority be sued? | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
Almost every case I write about is full of human tragedy and sadness, and this one particularly so.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Local Government Lawyer - Council appeals term-time holidays decision to High Court

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Family Law Week: “… this can no longer be tolerated”: a short guide to the correct use of section 20, Children Act 1989

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Mukabi v Warui [2015] EWHC 2493 (Fam) - Family Law

Mukabi v Warui [2015] EWHC 2493 (Fam) - Family Law | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The mother was found to be in contempt of court by failing to return the children to the jurisdiction by a specific date.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Avoiding attack and moving through difference together

Avoiding attack and moving through difference together | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I am posting a quick note on here although I am away on holiday at the moment, because I am aware that Dr Childress is commenting on my critique of his fine work Foundations today.  I want to ensur...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Question It!

Question It! | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Welcome to another week. The debate over whether all family law judgments should be made publicly available has once again come under the spotlight after a report jointly written and published by the Association of Lawyers for Children and the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Limping Infants and Article 15 BIIA: the “magisterial” judgment in In the Matter of N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction)

Limping Infants and Article 15 BIIA: the “magisterial” judgment in In the Matter of N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Alex Laing, barrister of Coram Chambers, considers two aspects of the decision in N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction): (1) the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales to order the non-consensual adoption of a foreign child; and (2) the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Why it's easy to fall foul of our muddled child protection laws - The Guardian

Why it's easy to fall foul of our muddled child protection laws - The Guardian | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Following a senior judge’s ruling accusing councils of misusing a section of the Children Act, a family barrister says she’s seen all kinds of mistakes in care cases – not from deliberate flouting of rules, but because of the system itself...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Sentimental headlines mask child 'protection' big business - Telegraph.co.uk

Sentimental headlines mask child 'protection' big business - Telegraph.co.uk | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Is there not something questionable about the way tabloids can advertise
winsome pictures of children needing adoption?
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Obtaining an expert report without court permission

Obtaining an expert report without court permission | Children In Law | Scoop.it
  A quirky case from the pen of Her Honour Judge Lazarus.  [We have previously seen Her Honour Judge Lazarus in the decision in the case about the foster carer who was abusive towards the mother who tape-recorded her, and in the s20 case where...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Can We Include The Voice Of The Child In Divorce? We Can, And We Must.

Can We Include The Voice Of The Child In Divorce? We Can, And We Must. | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Child Inclusive Mediation, a new online course designed by pioneering child welfare expert Professor McIntosh, allows social care and mediation professionals to learn how to incorporate children’s wishes and feelings into the divorce process.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Local Government Lawyer - Government to consider changing law to address fall in number of adoptions

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Children's privacy in court | Cambridge Family Law Practice

CFLP looks at a recent report highlighting the difficulties in anonymising court reports in cases about children and the danger of easy 'jigsaw identification'.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

a few (short) points to Dr Childress

a few (short) points to Dr Childress | Children In Law | Scoop.it
I have just read Dr Childress's second response to my critique of Foundations. I only really have three things to say to in response. 1. I do not consider myself a Gardenarian and do not really kno...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Judge approves treatment of autistic teenager

Judge approves treatment of autistic teenager | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Court of Protection has allowed a local NHS Trust to treat an autistic teenager even though it involves a “deprivation of [his] liberty”.
The boy functioned quite well up until 2007 when he began to struggle.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Child protection reviews are ‘too focused on detail’

Child protection reviews are ‘too focused on detail’ | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Child protection case reviews are often overburdened with detail and fail to reach clear conclusions, the government has concluded.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Adoption and child protection: are councils misusing a key part of the law? - The Guardian

Adoption and child protection: are councils misusing a key part of the law? - The Guardian | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Local authorities have come under fire for their use of section 20, which allows them to look after a child with parental consent
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Men prefer smarter women – in theory

Men prefer smarter women – in theory | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Men may claim that they prefer women who are smarter than them, but a new study suggests this is only true in theory.
Researchers from the University at Buffalo in upstate New York surveyed over 650 young men about potential relationships.
more...
No comment yet.