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Consultation on child protection

  • 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

Legal Update: Antisocial behaviour law reforms

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Antisocial Behaviour Bill 2012 proposes extensive changes, including to the use of injunctions on children. Christopher Sykes, legal officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the proposals

Employers' liability for child abuse

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Lincolnshire academies accused of discrimination

  • Friday, January 13, 2012
Lincolnshire County Council is to investigate claims that some local academies are "subtly dissuading" parents of children with special education needs (SEN) from applying for a place at their school.

ChildRIGHT Interview: Amy Winter, business support manager, Coram Children's Legal Centre

The Coram Children's Legal Centre (CCLC) has launched an enhanced version of the Child Law Advice Line (CLAL) service, funded by the Department for Education, that has been providing parents, carers, children and young people with legal advice since 2004. Last year, the line provided advice to approximately 900 callers each month. The organisation's project manager for the CLAL, Amy Winter, tells us more about the changes.

Court Report: Child abduction

  • 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