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Legal Update - Judicial reform of family justice

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  • Monday, August 20, 2012
Jo-Anne Prud'homme, legal researcher at the Coram Children's Legal Centre, discusses Mr. Justice Ryder's judicial proposals for the reform of family justice and what they mean for children and young people

Consultation on child protection

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  • Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Catherine Williams, child protection solicitor and project manager of the Coram Children's Legal Centre Child Protection Project, examines the government's consultation on child protection guidance

The hidden helpers

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  • Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of children and young people care for a family member, but their needs often get ignored. Joe Lepper investigates the barriers young carers face in getting the vital support they require.

Ditch ‘bedroom tax' to save more children from poverty

I have a sense of déjà vu with regard to the benefit reforms. It reminds me of the last period of austerity in the 1980s. Here we are again, cutting back services and this time demonising the poorest in society and imposing benefit cuts on them.

The future of foster care

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  • Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Children's minister Edward Timpson has pledged to try to improve the lives of foster carers and the children they care for in six key areas. Joe Lepper asks what specific action is required

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

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