Archive for the 'Court of Protection' Category

Sterilisation legal bid withdrawn – BBC News

“A legal attempt to sterilise a 21-year-old mother with ‘significant learning difficulties’ to prevent further pregnancies has been withdrawn.”

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BBC News, 20th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Secrecy fears after court bans contact with 65 people – Daily Telegraph

“Fresh fears have been raised about secrecy in court cases after a judge banned journalists approaching 65 different people in a new gagging order.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

How a secret court was made to open up – The Independent

“The Act of Parliament that created the Court of Protection was pushed through in a hurry, amid an outcry from dozens of MPs, as the government tried to get its outstanding business completed in time for the 2005 general election.”

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The Independent, 1st March 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Court allows journalists into care hearing – The Guardian

“The Guardian and other news organisations have won a court ruling that could open up the care system for people with learning difficulties to public scrutiny.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

It is vital these difficult cases are heard in public – The Guardian

“Should a young woman be sterilised? Should a sex ban be imposed on a man in his 40s? Hearings involving vulnerable people need close monitoring.”

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The Guardian, 17th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Mother’s legal plea to sterilise her daughter remains unresolved – The Guardian

“The mother of a young woman with learning difficulties who is pregnant with her second child broke down in tears as she pleaded with a high court judge to allow her daughter to be forcibly sterilised for her own protection.”

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The Guardian, 15th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Related: Test case over sterilisation puts court of protection under public scrutiny

Sterilisation ruling: what is the Court of Protection? – Daily Telegraph

“Here is a potted guide to the Court of Protection, which is expected to rule today on whether a woman with a learning disability should be sterilised to prevent her from becoming pregnant again.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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