“Murder most foul”: The right to life investigating homicide – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 2nd, 2012 in coroners, human rights, inquests, judicial review, murder, news by sally

“In what circumstances is a criminal trial not sufficient to discharge the State’s duties under Article 2, the right to life, towards a victim of murder? The High Court held last week in this tragic case that a Coroner unlawfully and unreasonably decided not to resume an inquest into the death of a teenage girl where her killer had been ruled unfit to plead at the Old Bailey and handed an indefinite hospital order.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 1st May 2012

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