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MAINSTREAM MEDIA

Let Press into family courts to uphold justice and stop ‘irreversible wrongs’, says judge – Daily Mail, 12 November 2013

Since the abolition of the death penalty the family courts hold the most drastic powers of any tribunal – the power to take a baby away from a mother for life.

We must have the humility to recognise – and to acknowledge –that public debate, and the jealous vigilance of an informed media, have an important role to play in exposing past miscarriages of justice and in preventing possible future miscarriages of justice.

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