Vulnerable Witnesses: Safety measures

Simon Heaney compares the provisions in place for vulnerable witnesses in the criminal justice system with those proposed for family cases It seems somewhat of a paradox that the court division charged with dealing with family law and all its inherent exposure to vulnerabilities in all manifestations has lagged woefully behind the criminal justice system …
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Cases Referenced

  • General Mediterranean Holdings SA v Patel & anor [1999] EWHC 832 (Comm)
  • Q v Q; Re B (A Child); Re C (A Child) [2014] EWFC 31
  • R v Willis [2011] EWCA Crim 1938