Journalist’s bid to see papers that led to flawed adoption decision fails

Should a journalist be able to see all the court papers behind a flawed decision that a child should be adopted? Marshalling the arguments

Last week the Court of Appeal heard journalist Melanie Newman’s appeal against an order against disclosure of the court papers behind a flawed decision that a young child should be adopted (subsequently overturned by the Court of Appeal with the child going home). I...
Journalist’s bid to see papers that led to flawed adoption decision fails

M (A Child): Live streaming from the Court of Appeal on Thursday 4th March – Should a journalist be able to see the court documents behind a flawed decision that a child needed adoption?

This is a short blog to introduce the people and issues, and explain the lead up, ahead of the live-streamed appeal in M (A Child) tomorrow. It aims to give non lawyers a bit of orientation and some links when tuning in to the court of appeal proceedings.  The listing...