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Children, Consent, and Covid Jabs

Children, Consent, and Covid Jabs

This is a guest post by Alex Tiseo (@TiseoAlex97 on twitter), a PhD student at the University of East Anglia who is researching minors' consent and refusal of medical treatment. The Background When the Government first announced its Covid vaccination programme, few...

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When a case is described finely balanced, how important are the children’s expressed wishes and feelings? Dorset Council v M & Ors (Removal : Balance of Harm) [2021] EWFC B43

When a case is described finely balanced, how important are the children’s expressed wishes and feelings? Dorset Council v M & Ors (Removal : Balance of Harm) [2021] EWFC B43

This is a post by Sophie Smith-Holland. Sophie is a family law barrister at St John’s Chambers, Bristol. She tweets as @SSmithHolland. In my last post I wrote about a case where the Judge disagreed with all the professionals and refused to approve a care plan of...

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KEEPING MUM

KEEPING MUM

This is a guest post by Laura Vickers. Laura is a specialist children law barrister and mediator practising at No5 Barristers’ Chambers. She tweets as @LauraVickersNo5 When the social services department of a local authority believes that a child is likely...

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