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Holding up a mirror to the family justice system

8th June 2023

Local Government Lawyer

The Director of Nuffield Family Justice Observatory, Lisa Harker, speaks to Local Government Lawyer about the role of the NFJO in aiding an understanding of the family justice system, the latest data trends for the national Deprivation of Liberty Court, and the need for an “urgent rethink” on placement provision for children.

in July 2022, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, launched the national Deprivation of Liberty Court. Running for an initial one-year pilot phase, it is now more than three quarters of the way through its first 12 months.

Read the full article here: Local Government Lawyer

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