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Changes to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and what they mean for clinical practice

Sarah Goldberg is Associate Professor in older persons care at the University of Nottingham; Rowan Harwood is Professor of geriatric medicine at Nottingham University Hospital; Adam Gordon is Honorary Secretary of the British Geriatrics Society and a consultant geriatrician… 617 more words

Cerebral And Mental Health

Human Rights and Law Enforcement at Sea: Arrest, Detention and Transfer of Piracy Suspects

Human Rights and Law Enforcement at Sea: Arrest, Detention and Transfer of Piracy Suspects Anna Petrig, Human Rights and Law Enforcement at Sea: Arrest, Detention and Transfer of Piracy Suspects, Brill / Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014, hardback, 500 pages. 516 more words

Human Rights

Have we just given up on the notion of the Supreme Court being supreme?

After yesterday’s CM v Blackburn in which the Court of Appeal sidle up to the notion that the Supreme Court weren’t formulating new law in Re B, we now have the High Court in the form of Mostyn J just outright quibbling with their decision in Cheshire West. 1,694 more words

Case Law

The Re X process goes live

The much-anticipated new procedure for the judicial authorisation of deprivation of liberty in settings outside hospitals and care homes comes into force on 17 November.  The procedure implements the judgments of Sir James Munby P in… 89 more words

Case Management

Lady Hale on DoLs and the Mental Capacity Act

Lady Hale gave a highly interesting speech to the Mental Health Tribunal Members’ Association on 17 October 2014 covering in great detail the history of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Mental Capacity Act.  15 more words

Deprivation Of Liberty