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Penny Cooper
Penny is a professor of law and former practising barrister. She researches and publishes on the effective participation of vulnerable witnesses and co-founded and leads the widely acclaimed website ‘The Advocate’s Gateway’. She devised the ‘ground rules approach’ now incorporated into the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2015.
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Penny is a professor of law and former practising barrister. She researches and publishes on the effective participation of vulnerable witnesses and co-founded and leads the widely acclaimed website ‘The Advocate’s Gateway’. She devised the ‘ground rules approach’ now incorporated into the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2015.
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This article summarises key recommendations from the Report of the Vulnerable Witnesses and Children Working Group. The group was chaired by Hayden J and Russell J and the report was published...
This articles describes how Toolkit 13 Vulnerable Witnesses and Parties in the Family Courts came about and the guidance within it. The toolkit appears on the website of The Advocate’s Gateway, a...
Keywords: Vulnerable witness – cross-examination – care proceedings – special measures This article considers who is a ‘vulnerable witness’ and how their evidence is heard in family...
This article considers expert witness evidence in the family justice system in light of the Supreme Court’s abolition of expert witness immunity in Jones v Kaney [2011] UKSC 13, [2011] 2 FLR 312. The...
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