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Family Court Barrister becomes refugee from Family Courts

This story should cause concern. If a barrister who was on the verge of becoming a judge believes that the best thing to do is to leave the country what should others do. Given that Ireland, with its financial problems, has been trying to drive family court refugees back to England I have been talking to other countries to find out if they will simply apply the law to protect people from the abuses of power in England. I did speak to one country today who I think will help.

There is also enthusiasm amongst foreign embassies for a conference in parliament to look at how to fight corruption in the family courts in England.

Comments

Jake Maverick said…
ya see. 1930s Germany all over again. not a delusion.

how fortunate that she actually had financial resources, passprots and the like.....but Israel? what's the difference then really? got the feeling that might prove a bit ironic...
Unknown said…
Mr. John Hemming MP.
Sir, the years have passed and in SPITE of the protestations of many people social services continue in their headlong drive to take children from loving Families. Crying in the wilderness may i ask you to again Google:-- Walsall ss-forced adoption
Read my latest comments(Walsall MBC knows of the). What more can a person do to get a response from them ?.

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R v SUSSEX JUSTICES ex p McCARTHY [1924] 1 KB 256

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KING’S BENCH DIVISION

R v SUSSEX JUSTICES ex p McCARTHY [1924] 1 KB 256

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Editor’s comments in bold.

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