April 2012

Case admitted straight from the County Court reaffirms Rabone ruling that voluntarily detained patients can be covered by Art. 2 duties

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) admitted a case on appeal directly from the County Court in England and proceeded to affirm the UK Supreme Court’s ruling in Rabone v Penine Care NHS [2012].

Tags
ECHR Art. 13, ECHR Art. 2, Mental Health, Suicide

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