Family law experts addressed a packed meeting at Law Society House on the private law aspects of the Children's Order. The four parts of the event, organised by the Law Society of Northern Ireland's family law committee, heard from a court children's officer (CCO), a contact centre co-ordinator, a d
Child Care Law
The Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLRP) has called for the establishment of a specialist family court with dedicated child care days following new evidence about over-crowding in the courts. The CCLRP recently conducted a national survey of child care in the District Court, attending a full-day
Ireland must "do better" for the small minority of children in care who come into contact with the criminal justice system, according to new research on the link between care and justice. The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has launched a new report titled Care and Justice, authored by Dr Nicola Car
The latest tranche of case reports from the Child Care Law Reporting Project (CCLRP) reveal that homelessness is leading to children being kept in care. The second volume of 2018 case reports, now available from the project's website, includes 38 cases from all parts of the State.