Day: September 13, 2013

Transparency in the family courts – online videos of children and social workers – Dr Julie Doughty

Posted on 13 September 2013 by Christopher Burns

The proposal issued in July by the President of the Family Division to publish more family court decisions was eagerly seized on by some newpapers as a victory in their campaign for ‘transparency’ and ‘open justice’. The President, Sir James Munby, has long advocated more openness in family court decision making. His draft guidance, on
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