Month: July 2011

Govt putting costs before parents’ rights

From the NZ Herald The watering-down of proposals that will fundamentally change the way criminal trials work in New Zealand is being welcomed by the Law Society. But concerns remain over provisions in the Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill,…


Toddler killed by mum had a horrible life: cop

But her life only equates to around four years – disgraceful. From the NZ Herald A toddler who was bashed to death by her Northland mother had a horrible life, the detective in charge of the investigation says. Norefjell Davis,…


Divorce is easier than obtaining a driving licence, warns judge

From the Telegraph in the UK Getting a divorce is easier than getting a driving licence, a senior judge said yesterday as he warned family breakdown affects everyone including the Royal Family. Sir Paul Coleridge, a Family Division judge, suggested…