Case Law

Physical chastisement, wardship proceedings: Re A (a child) [2015]

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By Michael Jones, Barrister, Deans Court Chambers, Manchester. This case involving a family from India caused much controversy due to the judge’s suggestion that allowances be made for cultural context when considering parents’ physical punishment of a child. The judgment was made at the conclusion of a finding of fact hearing in a wardship case. […]

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