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A depressing and inexcusable set of affairs

District Judge Mort has approved a damages settlement in another troubling case involving the wrongful removal and detention of a vulnerable adult.  Essex County Council v RF… 265 more words

Case Comments

Thai Government makes right decision about prison labour program


Joint NGO Press Statement
January 22, 2015

Thai Government makes right decision about prison labour program

(Washington, D.C.) — The Government of Thailand… 332 more words

International Issues

Thai Prison Labour Plan attracts international media attention.

The joint letter from 45 NGOs and international human rights organisations to the Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, asking him to end a pilot project to recruit prisoners from Thailand’s correctional facilities to fill a labor shortage in the fishing industry, has drawn significant international media attention. 111 more words

International Issues

Righting Legal Capacity

Piers Gooding

As a first blog post it seems appropriate to draw on a recent incident in disability services in Victoria to give a sense of why matters of legal capacity, disability, law and policy in Australia are worth talking about. 1,802 more words

Disability Rights

January issue of Age and Ageing journal out now

The January 2015 issue of Age and Ageing, the journal of the British Geriatrics Society is out now.

A full table of contents is available here… 118 more words


Human Rights at Sea review and commentary to ECtHR judgment on award of damages for convicted pirates



The European Court of Human Rights finds detention of apprehended pirates by France to be a violation of their right to liberty and security because of a delay in judicial process. 908 more words

International Issues

Capacity to consent to sex - do you want a Hanc or a Hunc?

Mostyn J has just given a ruling in the Court of Protection  – London Borough of Tower Hamlets and TB 2014


Within this case, Mostyn does two significant things. 2,406 more words

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