Court judgements

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29 Jul 2015 - England
These appeals are concerned with the procedure followed when a prisoner is kept in solitary confinement, otherwise described as "segregation" or "removal from association". The principal question raised is whether decisions to...
11 Jun 2015 - England
This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the...
06 Mar 2015 - England, Wales
Foreword – Of course many cases reveal a few points of bad practice. However it is very rare that so many such points should be gathered into one case. It has taken two years and five months for these proceedings to be resolved. The case was listed...
19 Feb 2015 - England
Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division : 1. I have before me two applications by Darlington Borough Council, the first, issued on 16 September 2014, for a care order in relation to a little boy, A, who was born on 11 January 2014, the...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
An Interim Care Order was renewed for 14 days for a 17-day-old baby [B] born two days after his mother arrived in Ireland from the UK. The mother acknowledged she left the UK to give birth as she feared her child would be taken into care. Another...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
Full Care Orders were granted in the District Court for three children (B, C and D) in their early and mid-teens, who had escaped from home seeking help. The children, who were home-schooled and not allowed outside their house, had experienced...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
A Judge refused an application by the Child and Family Agency (CFA) for Care Orders for two children who had been in care since birth, the eldest for almost five years. He granted a Supervision Order for one year. He directed the CFA to carry out an...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
Full care orders were granted in the District Court for two young girls who had suffered chronic physical and emotional neglect and abuse in the care of their mother. This had been exacerbated by the mother's drug addiction and alcohol misuse.