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It is well established that Article 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998 is engaged at inquest if the deceased was under the control of the state, for example whilst imprisoned or detained under the Mental Health Act 2005.
Case review 2019-06-04
Last year the High Court boldly concluded that the standard of proof required for a conclusion of suicide (whether recorded in short-form or as a narrative statement) at an inquest is the civil standard of “on the balance of probabilities” and not the criminal standard of “beyond reasonable doubt”.
On 14 November, Kennedys were thrilled to host two inspirational female leaders from the London market.
Government figures show that there were 1810 deaths on the roads in Great Britain in the year ending September 2016.