A few snacks in case your inner geek is starving

So, I’ve been collecting a few snackettes, a few tasty morsels from the back of the walk in pantry that is the FPR.

Full post: Pink Tape

Kindertotenlieder and the limits of transparency

Considering the implications of the reporting and discussion of the Charlie Gard case (1) for transparency in future cases of this type, and (2) for future public legal education and understanding of the law.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Can a spouse claim your abuse or injury damages on divorce?

The Family Court Reporting Watch has turned up the following – and we’ve been asked on twitter to explain this story too.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Re W (Wonder of mobile internet)

Wonder of mobile internet means I can deal with cases on the move, top family court judge says.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Committal to prison – making false accusations

Gibbs v Gibbs 2017.

Full post: suesspiciousminds

Here come the Hofstetter

The Court of Appeal in Re S-F (A child) 2017.

Full post: suesspiciousminds

Watching the detectives

Re E and N (no2) 2017.

Full post: suesspiciousminds

EU Law provides Pension Equality

EU Equality law had its moment in the sun in the week after London Pride with the UK Supreme Court Judgment in the case of Walker v Innospec.

Full post: UK Human Rights Blog

Cooperation – Not Coercion in Foster to Adopt Placements

Our post on the FRG s20 report Cooperation or Coercion has prompted this guest post by John Simmonds, Director of Policy, Research and Development, CoramBAAF.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Talking about adoption and voluntary foster care under section 20

The launch of a Family Rights Group report ‘Co-operation or Coercion? Children coming into the care system under voluntary arrangements’, has triggered discussion about the use of  “section 20”, the piece of law that allows a child to be placed voluntarily into foster care.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Supreme Court ruling on pension discrimination ensures equal treatment for same sex couples

Today’s Supreme Court decision in Walker v Innospec is a decision that will make a huge difference to married or civilly partnered gay and lesbian couples as they get older.

Full post: The Transparency Project

Co-operation or Coercion? Children coming into the care system under voluntary arrangements

On July 10th the Family Rights Group launched their report on the use of section 20 accommodation.

Full post: The Transparency Project