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Day: 22 June 2021

Strasbourg finds breach of Article 8 and 13 ECHR in connection with unfair treatment by a judge of a professional witness

Strasbourg has today handed down judgment in SW v United Kingdom, a case brought by a social worker in relation to accusations of professional misconduct made by a family court judge after she gave evidence as a witness in Care Act proceedings. Without giving the Appellant any advance notice of his criticisms or an opportunity […]