Article 39 and The Care Leavers’ Association join forces to defend child protection rights in the Supreme Court

13 July 2018 Article 39 and The Care Leavers’ Association have been granted permission to intervene in a case (CN v Poole), which will be heard in the Supreme Court on 16/17 July. We jointly applied to intervene because we are extremely concerned about justice being denied to the children, young people and adults we … Read more Article 39 and The Care Leavers’ Association join forces to defend child protection rights in the Supreme Court

First restraint legislation passed by MPs

Article 39 is delighted that the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill has passed through the Commons. We have been working on the Bill all this year, as part of a coalition of mental health and human rights charities co-ordinated by YoungMinds. This is the first standalone law in the UK specifically designed to … Read more First restraint legislation passed by MPs