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Please see Editor's latest Blogs below:

‘Do as I Say – Not as I Do’ – Hypocrisy and Double Standards in Young Offender Institutes

If the parents of a child, by way of punishment for bad behaviour, confined that child to a ‘dark, dirty, poorly lit... Read more

POLICE AND COURTS BILL – PROHIBITING THE CROSS-EXAMINATION OF VICTIMS BY ABUSERS

When the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act was being debated, one of the consequences of the... Read more

POWER TO TEST DIFFERENT WAYS OF WORKING: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

The Government’s controversial clause 29 to the Children and Social Work Bill was deleted in its entirety, by a... Read more

Fairness to Witnesses: An ISW’s Guide to Re W (A Child)

In the opening paragraph of his judgment in this case, McFarlane LJ sets out the question to be resolved as... Read more