“A mother from Greater Manchester who claims her baby daughter was wrongly taken into care has taken her case to the European Courts.”
BBC news, 11th February 2011
from the Inner Temple Library
“The test to be applied to the identification of a potential perpetrator, out of a pool of two or more potential perpetrators, who might have caused harm to a child was the balance of probabilities and that standard of proof did not vary according to the gravity of the misconduct alleged or the seriousness of the consequences for the persons concerned.”
WLR Daily, 15th December 2009
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European Court of Human Rights
“Although the removal of a child from parental care did not amount to a breach of article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, guaranteeing the right to respect for private and family life, there was a breach of article 13, guaranteeing an effective remedy.”
The Times, 13th October 2008
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