High Court judge quashes coroner’s decision not to hold Article 2 investigation

A new decision provides helpful clarification on how the Article 2 general (or systemic) duty might potentially arise.

The decision in R (Patton) v HM Assistant Coroner for Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire has important learning points for inquest lawyers as Bridget Dolan QC of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers explains in her blog post: Disentangling the general Article 2 ECHR duty.

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