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Can you make an Interim Care Order that lasts beyond the child’s 17th birthday?

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Can you make an Interim Care Order that lasts beyond the child’s 17th birthday?

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Long term readers of the blog will be familiar with Betteridge’s Law – questions posed to which the answer is “no”   – as much beloved by sub-editors at The Daily Express et al   (Can Pomegranate Juice cure Cancer? Did the Ghost of Diana speak to Meghan? etc)

The heading of this blog post is a Betteridge’s Law question – the answer is no, but in this case it is helpful to have the answer.

[To the chagrin of our former President, I’m going to say “The High Court” when I mean “The Family Division of the Court, sitting in the High Court” because the latter is too much of a mouthful. ]

The question has been bubbling around since the 2014 Children and Families Act  – that Act introduced the change in law that Interim Care Orders (which used to last for 8 weeks for the first order, and 28…

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OUTRAGEOUS: Mother Facing Jail For Publishing Details About Her Children Says Council Illegally Terminated Contact – 04 March 2019

It shouldn’t be the mum facing going to jail. Parents wronged suffer enough already missing their children xx

VICTIMS OF THE STATE

Mother Facing Jail For Publishing Details About Her Children Says Council Illegally Terminated Contact

 A mother involved in child protection proceedings who could be sent to prison after publishing details about her children online, has posted a video on YouTube in which she says that the Court of Appeal found the council in her case illegally terminated contact with her children.

In the video, which we cannot publish because of reporting restrictions in place, the mother explains that former President of the Family Division, sir James Munby, who was sitting in the Court of Appeal hearing her case, found the council had stopped contact between the mother and her children without obtaining court orders to do so, which is illegal. The mother also says she was accused of sexually abusing her children. The charges were…

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Sky News Speaks With Researching Reform About The Use of Emojis In Family Cases

Is there a ❤ button.

I have left a comment and a suggestion on the linked TV interview Xxxx

Researching Reform

Sky News spoke with Researching Reform this afternoon about the need for judges to understand the meanings behind emojis, after a rise in UK cases involving the symbols.

Emoji 1An article published by The Times this morning sparked national media interest in this area. The story, which highlights concerns among legal professionals in the UK that judges are not familiar enough with emoji uses and meanings, includes some thoughts from Researching Reform on what needs to be done to improve that understanding and the current gaps in technology which sites like legal databases also need to address.

We spoke with news presenter Isabel Webster about the use of emojis within family law judgments, as judges try to make child-related orders more accessible and easier for children to understand. We also discussed emojis appearing in evidence, particularly within criminal cases.

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Researching Reform spoke with Yahoo UK News, who have written about the…

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Top 10 Privacy and Data Protection Cases of 2018: a selection

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm reported on a large number of privacy and data protection cases in 2018.  In January 2017 we published a widely read post on “Data Protection: Overview of the Case Law in 2017”. In this post we round up some of the most legally and factually interesting privacy and data protection cases from England and Europe from the past year.

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