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If you don’t like the rules, change ’em

If you don’t like the rules, change ’em

In 2017 we asked the Family Procedure Rule Committee to consider temporarily amending the Family Procedure Rules by way of a temporary pilot scheme to test out allowing 'legal bloggers' into family court hearings, alongside journalists (they have been allowed to...

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Dispatches – a round up

Dispatches – a round up

There is a lot of twitter comment about last week's Dispatches programme (for those who didn't catch the show it can be viewed here). We have published two posts from members of TP setting out their personal views (here and here), but we thought we'd try and gather up...

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Dispatches – why all the commotion is a good thing

Dispatches – why all the commotion is a good thing

I am the chair of The Transparency Project. This post represents my personal view about the Dispatches programme. It is not offered as a view from The Transparency Project as an organisation. It is based on my experience over two decades as a barrister representing...

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Court of Protection

Discharging a party in a case – without telling them why

Discharging a party in a case – without telling them why

This newly published judgment, Re P (Discharge of Party) [2021] EWCA Civ 512 is interesting because ‘It appears that this is the first case in which a special advocate has been instructed in the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal’ [para 5]. A special advocate is a...

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If you don’t like the rules, change ’em

If you don’t like the rules, change ’em

In 2017 we asked the Family Procedure Rule Committee to consider temporarily amending the Family Procedure Rules by way of a temporary pilot scheme to test out allowing 'legal bloggers' into family court hearings, alongside journalists (they have been allowed to...

read more

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If you don’t like the rules - change ‘em. Legal Blogging Pilot made permanent (from October) #familycourt #transparency #onestepatatime (pic Belinda Fewings on unsplash - tyvm) :
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