Children: Public Law Update (June 2018)

31st May 2018


John Tughan KC

In this public law update, I will touch upon recent decisions which concerned the following issues:

(1) the fact-finding process, the role of the criminal law and the need for preparation time;

(2) s20 accommodation and the misuse of it together with anonymity

(3) the division of responsibility between the Court and a local authority in the context of placement orders

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