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Article 2 Inquests—possibility of an extension of the operational duty (R (on the application of Lee) v HM Assistant Coroner for the City of Sunderland)

Article 2 Inquests—possibility of an extension of the operational duty (R (on the application of Lee) v HM Assistant Coroner for the City of Sunderland)
Published on: 02 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Article 2 Inquests—possibility of an extension of the operational duty (R (on the application of Lee) v HM Assistant Coroner for the City of Sunderland)
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  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
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Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Josie Baker, associate, at Clyde & Co considers the implications of the Divisional Court decision in R (on the application of Lee) v HM Assistant Coroner for the City of Sunderland which has potential to extend the law on when Article 2 of the European Convention of Human Rights is engaged for the purposes of medical care related inquests. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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