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# wards of court

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Opinion: 'It's often wrongly assumed next of kin will have authority to make decisions for us'
Áine Flynn
All time
'Broken' wards of courts system 'depriving people of their liberty'
Judge says alleged sexual abuse of two children is 'most disturbing evidence' he has seen in 20 years