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Employers' liability for child abuse

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  • Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Christopher Sykes, legal officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines a legal principle that can hold employers liable for their employees' offences, which has been applied in a series of abuse cases

Legal Update: Asylum seekers face benefit gap

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  • Tuesday, January 8, 2013
With an estimated 10,000 asylum-seeking children living far below the poverty line, Chris Sykes, legal officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines concerns over support offered to families

Protection for older children

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  • Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Older children are suffering a lack of support, according to a report by the education select committee. Kara Apland, socio-legal researcher at Coram Children's Legal Centre, looks at the committee's concerns

Court Report: Child abduction

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  • Monday, March 21, 2011
Case Name: O (Children); Case Number: [2011] EWCA Civ 128; Judge: Lord Justice Wilson, Lord Justice Pitchford and Lady Justice Black; Location: Court of Appeal

Legal Update: Call for action plan on FGM

The home affairs committee has published a report calling for a national action plan on female genital mutilation. Catrin Gosby, researcher at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the report's proposals.

Legal Update: Staying put arrangements

Noel Arnold, director of legal practice at Coram Children's Legal Centre, discusses changes to the law that give children in care the chance to stay with their foster families until they turn 21.