Three Years of Exceptional Case Funding in Inquest Cases

  In his second annual report (for 2014-5) the Chief Coroner said that although about 230,000 deaths are reported to coroners across England and Wales each year, most of them are signed off by coroners as a death from natural causes, and only about 25,000 cases proceeded to an investigation and inquest, with juries being …

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A talk in Moscow in 1994 about judicial oversight of executive powers

In the light of the current debates about the future of the Human Rights Act and the ability (or otherwise) of the common law to fill any perceived gaps if that Act were repealed,  I thought it might be of interest if I published a talk I gave at a seminar in Moscow 22 years …

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