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Coroners' Investigations and Inquests

An accessible and authoritative guide to all aspects of the law of inquests and coroners.
Publisher: Butterworths
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£139.99
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781474317535
Publisher: Butterworths

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Why should you buy Coroners' Investigations and Inquests

An accessible and authoritative guide to all aspects of the law of inquests and coroners.

Coroners' Investigations and Inquests is an accessible and authoritative guide to all aspects of the law of inquests and coroners. This text presents a comprehensive overview of the various stages of a coroner’s investigation and the inquest procedure itself, offering in-depth analysis of the latest developments in the field, alongside practical advice on conducting inquest hearings.

Key areas include:

  • detailed guidance on conducting inquests into particular types of death, such as deaths in custody;
  • analysis of procedural and substantive issues arising in inquests and investigations;
  • a practical guide to representing organisations and/or families at inquests;
  • the role of Art 2 ECHR in coronial investigations and at inquests;
  • the impact of COVID-19 guidance on coronial law;
  • examples of the various forms and precedents used in inquests;
  • commentary and analysis following Maughan Supreme Court judgment.

Coroners' Investigations and Inquests is an essential legal guide for all professionals working, or hoping to work, in the field of coronial law.

James Robottom and Rose Harvey-Sullivan, barristers at 7BR, have written a blog post considering the case of R (on the application of Maughan) (Appellant) v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 46, you can read the blog post here.

With several guidance notes addressing how coroners should approach COVID-19-related deaths James Robottom and Rose Harvey-Sullivan, barristers at 7BR, have written a blog post considering the key elements of the guidance and explore its implications for inquests arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the blog post here.

 

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