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29 November 2016

The forgotten 10 point checklist – the decision to prosecute offending in children’s homes

By Ita Farrelly, Partner, Taylor Haldane Barlex Solicitors LLP The 10 Point Checklist is a key tool in ensuring decisions to prosecute Looked After Children who offend in children's homes are properly considered, Ita Farrelly shares her experience that lack of awareness of this guidance means Looked After Children are being unnecessarily prosecuted.