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Legal Update: Legal aid cuts penalise children

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  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Government proposals to cut civil and criminal legal aid threaten children and young people's access to justice, says Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Age of criminal responsibility

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  • Thursday, January 2, 2020
The age of criminal responsibility in England and Wales remains one of the lowest in the world after it is raised in Scotland from eight to 12.

Roundup of this week's other youth justice news

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  • Thursday, July 11, 2013
Grayling launches review of privileges for young offenders; police stop and search practices criticised; and revised standards for appropriate adult schemes published, all in this week's youth justice news.

Legal Update: The age of criminal responsibility

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  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The age of criminal responsibility of 10 years old in England and Wales has drawn criticism from MPs and the UN, says Kirsten Anderson, legal research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Court anonymity for young people

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  • Monday, April 28, 2014
Kirsten Anderson, legal research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre discusses a ruling that children previously involved in court proceedings can be named in the media after they turn 18.

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