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13 results for: mental health
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On New Year's Day, the Sunday Times featured the story of 'A', a 24-year-old man with learning disabilities and autism who has been...
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The Court of Appeal continues to grapple with the difficult and nuanced questions that arise in the sentencing of people with mental...
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“Reforming the Mental Health Act” was presented to Parliament on 13 January 2021, and is the latest step in the process of mental health...
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I have written an article in the European Human Rights Law Review on "Supranational human rights bodies and protecting the rights of...
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Trigger warning: descriptions of violence and abuse.Today the Care Quality Commission has published a report into abuse at Cygnet Yew...
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On 2 April 2020, Hayden J published a judgment following a Skype hearing in the Court of Protection ("CoP") about contact with a person...
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A number of unprecedented powers to restrict and control our behaviour and freedom of movement have been introduced by the government in...
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The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) has now been passed.  However not all the provisions have yet come into force.  The amendments to the...
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The Coronavirus Act 2020 was given royal assent by the Queen on 25 March 2020, and so it is now on our statute books.   The 329-page...
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This is a summary of guidance from international human rights bodies in relation to the protection of the rights of people with...
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Update 29 March 2020: This post relates to the Coronavirus Bill 2020. For more on the Coronavirus Act 2020, and when the below provisions...
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The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has recently released a report about psychological torture.Nils Melzer, Professor of Law at the...