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Elizabeth Butler-Sloss is natural choice to lead child abuse inquiry
Retired judge who chaired Cleveland abuse hearings hailed for her humanity, common sense and open-mindedness

Clare Dyer

08, Jul, 2014 @7:06 PM

'Tragic decision' by Kent county council let sex abuser foster girl aged 14
High court judge reveals how failures of social services exposed children to paedophile David Mason's 'vile acts'

Clare Dyer

23, Apr, 2011 @7:05 PM

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David Southall: 'I will not apologise for what I did'
The controversial paediatrician this week won his appeal to be reinstated by the General Medical Council following a long series of battles over alleged misconduct. How does he now feel?

Clare Dyer

05, May, 2010 @7:00 PM

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How did the law catch up with Roman Polanski?
The film-maker has avoided extradition for 32 years

Clare Dyer

28, Sep, 2009 @11:05 PM

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Peace process in disorder

Judges' powers are rarely being used to help prevent marital conflict causing damage to children. Clare Dyer reports

Clare Dyer

23, Jun, 2009 @11:01 PM

Clare Dyer on the trend for co-parenting classes for divorcing couples

American-style co-parenting classes for divorcing couples are now being trialled here, reports Clare Dyer

Clare Dyer

29, May, 2009 @11:01 PM

Police take baby into care within seconds of birth

High court judge rules violent mother must not know of social workers' plan

Clare Dyer

22, Mar, 2009 @12:09 AM

Fatal new year party that led to Lords ruling on anonymity

Emergency bill to be rushed through Commons as police say judgment is potentially catastrophic

Duncan Campbell and Clare Dyer

29, Jun, 2008 @11:01 PM

Straw's emergency bill to shield witnesses

Measures to stop hundreds of criminal cases collapsing because of concerns about anonymous witnesses

Clare Dyer, legal editor

26, Jun, 2008 @11:01 PM

PM announces emergency legislation to allow anonymous evidence in trials

Gordon Brown today announced that emergency legislation on the use of anonymous witnesses in criminal cases would be rushed through parliament next week

Deborah Summers, Vikram Dodd and Clare Dyer

25, Jun, 2008 @11:16 AM

Secret witness rule: 50 cases in jeopardy

Government tries to rush through emergency legislation on the use of anonymous witnesses

Clare Dyer and Vikram Dodd

24, Jun, 2008 @11:01 PM

Analysis: Clare Dyer on the use of anonymous evidence in court

In ruling against the use of anonymous evidence the law lords argued it was for parliament, not the courts, to deal with witness intimidation

Clare Dyer, legal editor

24, Jun, 2008 @12:41 PM

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