When sociopaths enter the picture, chaos is guaranteed. Without conscience or remorse, they can cause a great deal of destruction. Driven by an insatiable need for attention and power, these social predators exhibit a very predictable set of patterns when manipulating others. Here’s what you should be on the lookout for if you suspect you might be dealing with a sociopath.
Court of Appeal and hearing the child – or not…
In Re S (a Child)  EWCA Civ 44, through a fog of imprecise chronology and unavailable evidence (or was it uncalled, in the case of the child?), the Court of Appeal were able to allow one ground only of a mother’s (M) appeal. That ground related to whether or not her eight year-old son, A, may have been physically abused by his father (F). She did not oppose contact in principle but wanted it to be safe for the child. (Though represented below, the child seems not to have appealled, nor to have made representations in the Court of Appeal.) By the time of the hearing before the judge M had left United Kingdom to live with her husband in Ireland; but, after A was made a ward, she returned to UK to apply to the UK court…
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Not sure this is the last nail in the coffin of HRA damages claims piggy-backing on care proceedings, but the bag of nails certainly isn’t full any more.
The High Court have given judgment in Re CZ (Human Rights Claim:Costs) 2017
The fact that there was a breach is impossible to deny and the LA accepted it. (Even looking at the recent steer from the Hackney authority that failure to follow guidance does not amount without more to an actionable claim, this one goes far beyond that)
12.CZ was born by emergency caesarean section at X Hospital on 6 November. It was a traumatic birth and CZ was for a short time placed on the Special Care Baby Unit (‘SCBU’). The baby was slow to feed, and showed temporary normal…
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#AceNewsReport – Feb.16: Man with ‘ Machete ‘ goes on Long Island robbery spree NBC local reports …
A man pulled out a machete as he tried to rob a Dunkin Donuts, and police believe he successfully robbed another Long Island business while wielding the machete less than an hour later.
Police say the masked man walked into the Dunkin Donuts on Merrick Road in Seaford just after 9 p.m. and pulled out the machete. He asked for money but ultimately ended up running away when the clerk told him he had no cash.
About a half hour later, the man walked into a Carvel on Northwest Drive in Farmingdale, machete in hand, #police said. The cashier was counting money from the tip container at the time and handed the robber about $40 in cash.
No injuries were reported in either robbery.
The man was last seen heading northbound on…
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We’ll fight your corner
Stand up and speak out on the real issues that affect people with mental health problems every day. Because we won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.
Contact your MP
Your MP represents you in the Houses of Parliament. So it’s your right to tell them what matters to you and ask them to speak up on your behalf when laws and policy are being decided. You can help support any of our campaigns by contacting your MP and telling them why they can’t ignore mental health issues.
What’s your council got to do with mental health?
It’s your local council’s responsibility to help us look after our mental health. Just like they help people to stop smoking or prevent physical illnesses, they should be helping us to reduce things like stress and anxiety and improve our ability to…
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More than 850,000 children and young people in the UK have been diagnosed with a mental health condition.