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[OTHER] Case 4: FD (Inherent Jurisdiction: Power of Arrest) [2016] EWHC 2358 (Fam)

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2016/2358.html Summary: Family law week Summary: Mental Health Law Date: 28 September 2016 Case synopsis This case, summarised in a previous edition, is about a young woman wh

[PUBLICATIONS] Legal literacy: Practice Tool (2016)

Practice Tools and Guides
Published: October 2016

Legal literacy matters because the law determines how and when the state can intervene in the lives of individuals. It also serves as a valuable tool to support empowering, enabling and rights-focused social work and social care practice. This resource uses tools and exercises t

[OTHER] Case 1: FD (Inherent Jurisdiction: Power of Arrest) [2016] EWHC 2358 (Fam)

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2016/2358.html Summary: Family law week Summary: Mental Health Law Dates: Judgement date: 28 September 2016 Case synopsis: This case hinged both on assessments of decision and

[NEWS] New: Case Law Summaries

December 2016, Research in Practice for Adults

Case Law Summaries are a new monthly resource providing an overview and analysis of selected cases, highlighting implications and recommendations for practice. We will also report on new legal guidance as it is published. The first edition of this new resource is open access.

[OTHER] Case 10: An NHS Trust v HN [2016] EWCOP 43, Peter Jackson J, 23 September 2016

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2016/43.html Summary: Garden Court Chambers Dates: Judgement date: 23 September 2016 Case synopsis: This case demonstrates the need to recognise when someone is not eligibl

[OTHER] Case 3: [2016] EWCOP 46

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2016/46.html Summary: Family Law Week Dates: Judgement date: 11 October 2016 Case synopsis: This is yet another case dealing with a British citizen who is abroad, in this ca

[OTHER] Case 2: Amina Al-Jeffery v Mohammed Al-Jeffery [2016] EWHC 2151 (Fam)

Link to BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Fam/2016/2151.html Summary: Family law week Summary: Mental Health Law Dates: Judgement date: 3 August 2016 Case synopsis: What makes a person vulnerable, and if they’re

[OTHER] Case 4: Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Z [2016] EWCOP 56

Link to British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2016/56.html Summary and discussion: 39 Essex Chambers Synopsis The purpose of the hearing was to decide among three difficult options for the ongoing treatment of a woman, Z,

[OTHER] Introduction: July 2017

In this issue, we look at the relationship between the Court of Protection, which is based firmly within the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005, and the ‘inherent jurisdiction’ of the High Court, arising from common law. The Court of Protection has powers, given to it by the Men

[OTHER] Case 4: LBL v RYJ & Anor [2010] EWCOP 2665

Link to BAILII: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2010/2665.html  Summary: 39 Essex Chambers Date: 22 September 2010  Case synopsis This case looks at how to assess capacity, and the interface between the Court of Protection and the inherent jurisdiction. RYJ was 18, and
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