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Mend law and save tragic kids?

Mend law and save tragic kids?

It's a common mistake for journalists (and others) to refer to the Children's Act. Pedantic family lawyers bristle at this (it's the Children Act). But pedantry aside, this error is often a clue that something has been written without much input from a lawyer. And so...

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An example of why headlines matter

An example of why headlines matter

We have seen a number of reports dealing with the sad story of a young father called Christopher Brown who took his own life by hanging. The reports follow a Coroner's Inquest into the death and most have similar copy which suggest they are based upon a single...

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How to challenge findings of fact about children

How to challenge findings of fact about children

The Court of Appeal has issued a judgment which clarifies when and how a parent who has been the subject of findings of fact can challenge those findings. This post summarises that new guidance. The full judgment is somewhat more complicated and can be read here...

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Mend law and save tragic kids?

Mend law and save tragic kids?

It's a common mistake for journalists (and others) to refer to the Children's Act. Pedantic family lawyers bristle at this (it's the Children Act). But pedantry aside, this error is often a clue that something has been written without much input from a lawyer. And so...

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What’s behind the headline: “Babies living with abusive parents under 24-hour CCTV, as Children’s Commissioner calls for review into the ‘Big Brother-style’ centres”? Post by @familoo now updated in light of @ChildrensComm’s clarification : https://t.co/F2eM8Yk0ME @GabriellaSwerl https://t.co/dIgOFl0E17 seethrujustice photo