Doing Violence to Family Law

Hunter, Rosemary (2011) Doing Violence to Family Law. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 33 (4). pp. 343-359. ISSN 0964-9069. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09649069.2011.632888

Abstract

This article discusses the nature and implications of the proposed Legal Aid cuts in family law cases raising issues of domestic abuse. It outlines the proposed inclusions within and removals from the scope of Legal Aid for private family law proceedings set out in the Green Paper, Proposals for the Reform of Legal Aid in England and Wales, charts the progress of the proposals from the Green Paper to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill 2011, and considers their likely impacts on women and children affected by domestic abuse. It also considers the potential interaction between the Legal Aid reforms and the Family Justice Review, and suggests desirable amendments to both.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: child abuse, domestic violence, family law, Legal Aid
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sarah Slowe
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2012 09:36
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 09:33
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29943 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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