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Delay, insufficient scrutiny, and the unlawful deprivation of liberty

United Kingdom - July 1 2014 Between July 2005 and January 2006, L.M., who suffered from a psychotic disorder, was admitted to closed and open wards in two psychiatric hospitals...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Anna Bicarregui, Simon Edwards.

Criminalisation of forced marriage

United Kingdom - July 1 2014 Section 121 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 came into force on 16 June 2014, making forced marriage a criminal offence. In...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Anna Bicarregui, Simon Edwards.

Short note: assisted suicide cases fail in the Supreme Court

United Kingdom - July 1 2014 R (on the application of Nicklinson and another) v Ministry of Justice; R (on the application of AM) v The Director of Public Prosecutions 2014...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Anna Bicarregui, Simon Edwards.

Costs, the CoP and the media

United Kingdom - July 1 2014 We have covered the previous episodes in this rather depressing story in earlier issues of our newsletter. In very summary form, the London Borough...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Anna Bicarregui, Simon Edwards.

Short note: contempt again

United Kingdom - July 1 2014 This is the third reported case in these proceedings. The first involved the imposition of a Hadkinson Order on B’s father and the second the...

Alexander Ruck Keene, Victoria Butler-Cole, Anna Bicarregui, Simon Edwards.