What price justice? Experts or treating clinicians? LB Islington v Al Alas and Wray

12th July 2012

Barrister

Jo Delahunty QC

Discusses, by reference to the case of Islington LBC v Al-Alas, the authors concerns in relation to the proper reliance on, and effective use of, experts in cases of alleged non-accidental injury to a child. Explores whether the speedy justice in care cases which will result from the proposed introduction of a six months time limit for completing care proceedings and the mooted imposition of restrictions on use of experts may lead to injustice.

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Author

Jo Delahunty QC