Knowledge of family justice rules is ‘patchy’
FAMILY court judges are too overworked to publish rulings leaving the public with a “patchy understanding” of the justice system, academics warned yesterday.
Judges in England and Wales are “leaving the public with a patchy understanding of the family justice system,” as they do not consistently follow 2014 guidelines on the publication of rulings on children, Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics said.
Family court judges told researchers a lack of administrative support means they do not have the time they need to write clear and safely anonymised judgements. Researchers said... read more
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