R (P) v Secretary of State for Justice – WLR Daily

Posted July 8th, 2009 in human rights, law reports, prisons, young offenders by sally

R (P) v Secretary of State for Justice [2009] EWCA Civ 701; [2009] WLR (D) 234

“Where it was contended, pursuant to art 2 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms as scheduled to the Human Rights Act 1998, that the state should investigate the treatment accorded to a self-harming young offender while he was in detention, a ‘real and immediate’ risk to life was a prerequisite.”

WLR Daily, 7th July 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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