Family Law Judgment Written In Plain English So Children Could Understand - RightsInfo

Family Law Judgment Written In Plain English So Children Could Understand

A family law judge has written a judgment in plain English so that the whole family can understand it, including children.

The case concerned children who were being taken in foster care.  The judgment contained facts about a complicated family history and discussed legal tests that are not straightforward.  The judgment is unusual in its effort to communicate in plain English and has been well-received on social media.

Read our post on the importance of plain English here, especially when it comes to human rights, children and care proceedings like these.

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Katie Jukes

Katie Jukes is a Senior Lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law at BPP's Law School in Leeds. She is part of the RightsInfo volunteer team. View all posts by Katie Jukes.
Family Law Judgment Written In Plain English So Children Could Understand
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