Monthly Archives: November 2015

Northern Ireland abortion laws breach human rights legislation, court rules


Northern Ireland’s abortion laws break the EU human rights rules, Belfast High Court has ruled. The ruling comes after a challenge brought by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC), which seeks the legalisation of abortion in cases of serious … Continue reading

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Abuse inquiry: MPs, councils and Churches to be investigated – BBC News


The Anglican and Catholic churches, three councils, and both current and former MPs are to be investigated by the inquiry into child sexual abuse, its chair says. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk See on Scoop.it – Public Law Children Act … Continue reading

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Queen’s Bench Division


  Queen’s Bench Division   Source: Civil Procedure Rules, Practice Directions. The Queen’s Bench Division is one of the three divisions of the High Court together with the Chancery Division and Family Division. Sir Brian Leveson is President of the Queen’s … Continue reading

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Judge criticises police ‘failures’ in child death investigation – Marilyn Stowe Blog


A High Court judge has criticised the “failures” of a police investigation into the death of a thirteen month-old girl. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.marilynstowe.co.uk See on Scoop.it – Public Law Children Act Adoption Cases

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Connecticut Judge Seals Own Divorce Records While Ruling in Other Family Court Cases


RebelPundit — A Connecticut family court judge from a politically connected family was able to seal her entire divorce file, even as… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.causes.com See on Scoop.it – Parental Responsibility

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Legal chief disciplined after series of put-downs in sensitive cases


In a hearing involving a 13-year-old girl’s paternity case Judge Robert Stephen Dodds said: ‘Can I tell you how bitterly resentful I am at how much of my Saturday I spent reading this codswallop?’ Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk See … Continue reading

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Northampton Borough Council: Libel And Slander, N. Angeline Godwell vs Northampton Borough Council 4NN50096


Sourced through Scoop.it from: northamptoncouncil.blogspot.co.uk Civil and Human Rights,  See on Scoop.it – Public Law Children Act Adoption Cases

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Judge Approves Settlement In Alberta Child Welfare Lawsuit


  Judge Approves Settlement In Alberta Child Welfare Lawsuit   Source: Children-in-care lawsuit against Alberta government to be settled.   A class-action lawsuit by Albertans abused while in the care of the provincial child welfare system has been officially settled, after a judge … Continue reading

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CCHR – Mental Health Declaration of Human Rights | CCHR International


Full informed consent, the right to humane treatment, the right to refuse psychiatric drugs, electroshock, the right to medical, not psychiatric, treatment Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.cchrint.org Every man, woman and child is entitled to the fundamental human rights set … Continue reading

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Virginia General Assembly should raise foster care ‘age-out’ age to 21 – Potomac Local


Letter to the Editor  November is National Adoption Month in America, a time when our nation celebrates and raises awareness about adoption. While all adoption stories are important, the particular focus of this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care.   There … Continue reading

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