Family courts, Family Justice: Times coverage, 07.07.08

Today, the Times has given over four pages of the Times2 section to a feature article by Camilla Cavendish. Today’s Times Leader column is also on the subject of Family Courts. Here are the links:

[I’m adding each day’s articles in this series to this posting as they are published.] 

Times Leader, page 2 in the main paper:
July 7, 2008

A Conspiracy of Silence

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/leading_article/article4282019.ece

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Times2 section, Front cover and pages 4, 5, 6 and 7 and online

Monday, July 7, 2008
Part 1: Family justice: the secret state that steals our children
Camilla Cavendish [there is to be another article, tomorrow, in Times2]

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/camilla_cavendish/article4271773.ece  

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Times2 section print edition and online

Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Part 2: Family courts: the hidden untouchables
In the second of our special articles, we explain how family courts operate in secrecy
Camilla Cavendish

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/camilla_cavendish/article4288255.ece  

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Times2 section print edition and online

Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Part 3: Family justice: your word against theirs
In the third of our special articles, we look at the pernicious types of allegation that are almost impossible for parents to disprove
Camilla Cavendish

http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/families/article4295839.ece

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Times print edition and online

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Opinion column: Justice can’t be done in secret. And here’s why

We will always try to twist the evidence to fit our theories. Especially when we are wrong

Daniel Finkelstein

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/daniel_finkelstein/article4296359.ece  

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Thursday, Times2 print edition and online

July 10, 2008

Part 4: Family justice: what we can do to protect our children
A ten-point plan to make our courts system fairer
Camilla Cavendish

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/camilla_cavendish/article4303324.ece

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Letters to the Editor

Time Letters July 9, 2008, print edition and online

Transparency in the family courts

Personal experiences of the family court system

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/letters/article4295693.ece  

Letters to the Editor, July 9 and 10, 2008

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/letters/article4311402.ece

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/letters/article4303836.ece  

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Thursday, The Times Business section
July 10, 2008

Europe to begin investigation of secrecy in family courts
Sam Coates, Chief Political Correspondent, and Camilla Cavendish

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/law/article4305392.ece

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The Times: Leader, page 2, Saturday, July 12, 2008, print edition and online

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/leading_article/article4318599.ece 

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Times: Letters to the Editor, Saturday July 12, 2008, print edition and online

Three letters:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/letters/article4318058.ece  

The public needs confidence in family courts
Professionals are well aware of the difficulties they face

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Links for Times survey, resources for help and advice and an email your MP facility here:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/system/topicRoot/Family_Courts/  

Justice for Families
An enormous response to the articles in The Times highlights widespread concern over the secrecy that shrouds the family courts

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