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Judith Masson
Professor | University of Bristol
Judith Masson M.A., PhD, Professor of Socio-legal Studies at Bristol University is joint author of Principles of Family Law (Thomson, 8th edn, 2008). She was the academic member of the Family Justice Council (2004–11). She recently completed an ESRC-funded study the pre-proceedings process in the PLO, Partnership by law? (2013) and is now working on a new ESRC study on outcomes of care proceedings for children.
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Judith Masson
Professor | University of Bristol
Judith Masson M.A., PhD, Professor of Socio-legal Studies at Bristol University is joint author of Principles of Family Law (Thomson, 8th edn, 2008). She was the academic member of the Family Justice Council (2004–11). She recently completed an ESRC-funded study the pre-proceedings process in the PLO, Partnership by law? (2013) and is now working on a new ESRC study on outcomes of care proceedings for children.
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This article examines concerns expressed recently by family judges about the recognition in other countries of (domestic) adoption orders made in England and Wales in respect of children, who are not...
Keywords: Care proceedings – delay – law reform – implementation – local authority lawyersIn the last decade, new procedures have been introduced on three occasions to ensure that care proceedings...
An analysis of decisions from the Court of Appeal on secure accommodation and human rights, focusing on the nature of secure accommodation, the source of the power to detain, the court's role and...
Using data from two empirical studies, this article explores the factors that determine how local authorities respond to child protection crises, particularly whether they seek to accommodate...
Between 2004 and 2007 three separate bodies undertook reviews relating to care proceedings with the aim of reducing delays and/or cutting costs. These were: the Judicial Review Team appointed by the...
This article, based on an analysis of legal aid data for a sample of care proceedings commenced in 2004, examines the cost of providing legal representation to mothers, fathers and children, and the...
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