Child Abuse in State Care

Child Abuse in State Care may not seem a logical topic to discuss on this blog where unsolved homicides and wrongful convictions dominate. However, criminal justice and human rights defense are my background. As such, it is a perfect fit. New Zealand is facing international scrutiny for widespread child abuse of children who were placed […]

On ReInventLaw – London – Oxford – Glasgow and meeting friends!

On ReInventLaw – London – Oxford – Glasgow and meeting friends! Last month, I had the chance to speak at ReInvent Law in London and to travel to Oxford and Glasgow. I had been looking forward to this trip for a long time and not just because of the conference. This trip would give me […]

The Voice of the Child by Natasha Phillips

Guest post: The Voice of the Child by Natasha Phillips. Natasha is a non-practicing Barrister, Editor In Chief and Founder of the Encyclopedia on Family and The Law. She blogs at Researching Reform. For DCC, Natasha kindly agreed to write down some thoughts about the position of the child in the UK Family Court System. ________________________________________________________________ […]

Recap #cclivechat September 28, 2012

Our #cclivechat guest today was the lovely Natasha Phillips from Researching Reform who gave us insight in the UK Family Law Courts. Natasha Phillips is a non-practicing barrister working for pressure groups like Justice For Families, which combine political and legal policy proposals with a view to reforming the Family Justice System. She is the founder of ‘Divorce […]

Vidocq presents… Natasha Phillips

Natasha Phillips is a non-practicing barrister working for pressure groups like Justice For Families, which combine political and legal policy proposals with a view to reforming the Family Justice System.  She is the founder of ‘Divorce Manual’, ‘Researching Reform’ and ‘Pod It Forward’ in England, projects which focus on encouraging pragmatic reforms within the English Family Justice […]