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Invitation to Working Party on Apr 12 @BCS British Computer Society to Respond to Official Secrets Act

Originally posted on Victims Unite!:
The British Computer Society is committed to making IT good for society! In that spirit, the Specialist Law Group has organised a Working Party Event to respond to the Public Consultation into the Protection of…

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How do you define #Corruption? Grand, Petty, Political. @anticorruption @MoJGovUK @UKHomeOffice

Originally posted on Victims Unite!:
Transparency International: a fabulous organisation with an excellent definition of corruption and an admirable antidote: http://www.transparency.org/what-is-corruption/#define We each have to find out how we suffer from corruption, before we learn how to stand up to…

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Have Your Say: Consultation the Protection of Public Data [Official Secrets Acts], Freedom of Expression and Public Interest @MoJGovUK

Originally posted on Victims Unite!:
Thanks to my experiences as McKenzie Friend in my life as a computer scientist, I have become a member of the Committee of the Law Group of the British Computer Society which specialises in IT and…

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McKenzie Friends Could Be Integrated Into Family Courts Under New Guidelines

Originally posted on Researching Reform:
A newly published report looking at ways to protect vulnerable witnesses in private family law proceedings suggests closer collaboration between judges and McKenzie friends could offer a solution to the current problems. The document, which…

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Judicial Review: What is meant by “totally without merit”

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
Samia Wasif and another v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 82 Read judgment here What is the difference between a case that is “totally without merit” and one…

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Save @NormanScarth #WWII Veteran and #McKenzieFriend from CPS, WYP and ICO

Originally posted on Victims Unite!:
Norman Scarth was a remarkable horse whisperer and has recently celebrated his 90th birthday in Ireland. He fled his native country to be safe from another period in prison or mental hospital, where his enemies would…

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@coe @EU #EU Kids’ best interests must come first in cross-border custody cases, urge #MEPs

Originally posted on McKNews:
Forwarded from the Press Service of the EU Parliament: Press release – 28-04-2016 Plenary session / Citizens’ rights / Justice and home affairs Kids’ best interests must come first in cross-border custody cases, urge MEPs It…

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@MoJGovUK #Victims #McKenzieFriends and #LitigantsInPerson Unite! Consultation re Courts’ Approach to Lay Legal Help and Advocacy

Originally posted on Victims Unite!:
Since I met victims of white collar crimes who came to meetings of the Forum for Stable Currencies in Westminster, I’ve learned that we have three battle fronts: the victims of white collar crimes and criminals;…

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Letter from HMP Littlehey #Survivor #McKenzieFriend #BrianPead re From #Hillsborough to #Lambeth

Originally posted on National Inquiry into Organised, Orchestrated & Historic Child Sexual Abuse:
Brian Pead aka Brian Freeman sent this letter, from HMP Littlehey in Cambridgeshire, to Len Lawrence, the Poisoned Pilot whose house was stolen as part of his ordeal…

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@ChildrensComm Children’s Rights First! Our Five Issues in the Light of #EU and #UN

Originally posted on No Punishment without Crime or Bereavement without Death!:
This resume is the most recent attempt to summarise: the problems we’ve encountered over years of assisting victims of child snatching and white collar crimes; our attempts to help individual…

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