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Court of Appeal rejects Duggan inquest appeal

Published on: 29 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal rejects Duggan inquest appeal
  • Original news
  • What did the appeal centre on?
  • Does the case have practical implications for corporate crime lawyers?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Paul Keleher QC, barrister at 25 Bedford Row, explains the Court of Appeal’s decision in R (Duggan) V HM Assistant Deputy Coroner for the Northern District of Greater London and the practical implications it will have for corporate crime lawyers. This was an appeal against the refusal of the Divisional Court to grant judicial review of the adequacy of the coroner’s directions to a jury considering the lawfulness of the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot by armed police in 2011, triggering five days of riots around England. The appeal was brought by Duggan’s mother Pamela, who asked for the January 2014 finding to be quashed. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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