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Appellate deference in Scottish child protection cases

Norrie, Kenneth (2016) Appellate deference in Scottish child protection cases. Edinburgh Law Review, 20 (2). pp. 149-177. ISSN 1364-9809

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An examination of the different levels of appellate deference that requires to be shown by appeal courts to evaluative and outcome decisions of first instance tribunals, with particular reference to appeals from children's hearings to sheriffs.