The curious case of the judge with no name

There is an assumption in some parts of the media that the Family Courts are deliberately operating in a secretive manner in order to cover up the sinister conduct of social workers, doctors, and local authorities, and that is why hearings are held in private (ie in...

The recent debate about opening up the Family Courts

Beyond all ideas of ┬áright and wrong there is a field – I will meet you there. Rumi   On 11th November 2014 the Family Justice Council held its 8th Annual Debate and panel discussion at Westminster Central Hall. The topic for discussion was transparency....