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Dear David: A Memo to the Norgrove Committee from the Dartington Conference 2011

The papers of the 2011 Interdisciplinary Conference at Dartington Hall
Publisher: Family Law
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781846613081
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Why should you buy Dear David: A Memo to the Norgrove Committee from the Dartington Conference 2011

 

The 2011 Interdisciplinary Conference held at Dartington Hall assembled a uniquely qualified group of contributors, drawn from the many professions involved in the work of the family justice system. This book brings together their papers and is essential reading for all those involved in the family law field.

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"contributions are individually excellent, but value is added, as in the justice system itself, by bringing together the voices of researchers, practitioners in law and social work, and those who have found themslves in the hands of the courts" Mavis Maclean CBE University of Oxford

"a detailed eveluation of the reforms proposed by the 2011 Dartington Conference; essential reading for anyone working in the field of family law" Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers

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Table of contents

CONTRIBUTORS
FOREWORD
PLENARY 1

PRIVATE LAW: A CHANGE FROM CONFRONTATION TO MEDIATION 1
Playing safe? The Family Justice Review and the Management of Risk in Private Law
Cases
Professor Liz Trinder
A Brave New World for Family Justice? Opportunities and Challenges for Reforms in
Private Law Cases
Emeritus Professor Janet Walker OBE
PLENARY 2
HEARING THE VOICE OF THE CHILD IN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC LAW
PROCEEDINGS
ABE Interviews, Children's Testimony and Hearing the Voice of the Child in Family
Cases: Are we Barking up the Right Tree?
Professor Penny Cooper
Hearing the Voice of the Child
Christine Renouf and Mary Mullin

PLENARY 3

(1) REFORM OF THE FAMILY COURT AND (2) LEGAL AID REFORM
Reform of the Family Court: Delivering a Unified System; Specialist Judiciary;
Allocation; Judicial Continuity; Role of Lay Magistrates; Role of the President in a
Single Family Court
Sir Nicholas Wall
The Single Family Court
Lord Justice Andrew McFarlane
Legal Aid Reform and the Family Justice Review
Katherine Gieve

PLENARY 4

THE FUTURE OF THE FAMILY JUSTICE COUNCIL
Panel Debate: The Future of the Family Justice Council
Lord Justice Mathew Thorpe, John Coughlan, Dr Heather Payne, Nick Goodwin

PLENARY 5

PUBLIC LAW: REFORMING CARE PROCEEDINGS
Reforming Care Proceedings - A Socio-legal Perspective
Professor Judith Masson
Reforming Care Proceedings: a Judicial Perspective. The Challenge of Changing the
Approach of Practitioners and the Judiciary
Her Honour Judge Lesley Newton

PLENARY 6

PUBLIC LAW: (1) THE MUNRO REVIEW AND (2) ACHIEVING PERMANENCE
The Munro Review of Child Protection: Final Report - A Child-centred System
Professor Eileen Munro
Routes to Permanence: Achieving Stability and a 'Sense of Permanence' for Children
who may need Out-of-home Care
Emeritus Professor June Thoburn CBE

PLENARY 7

(1) PRE-PROCEEDINGS PROCESSES IN PUBLIC LAW AND (2) USERS'
EXPERIENCES OF THE FAMILY JUSTICE SYSTEM
Pre-proceedings Processes in Children's Social Care
Dr Jonathan Dickens
Families' Experiences of the Family Justice System
Cathy Ashley
My Experience at FDAC
Jackie

PLENARY 8

CONFERENCE ACTION POINTS AND RESOLUTIONS
Conference Resolution