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Bodey and DoLs

Mr Justice Bodey, sitting in the High Court dealt with a case involving a 93 year old woman with severe dementia, and had to resolve whether the protective mechanisms that had been put in place by the Local Authority amounted to a deprivation of liberty (or DoLs).  1,891 more words

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Mostyn Powers

Long-term readers will have picked up by now that there’s always something of value in a judgment by Mostyn J.  He follows that Raymond Chandler dictum of putting a diamond on every page. 3,180 more words

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Indian Authorities acting unlawfully with continued detention of MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew: maritime charities appeal for action

     

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Indian Authorities acting unlawfully with continued detention of MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew: maritime charities appeal for action

Accredited to The Hindu. 434 more words

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Detention and Deprivations of Liberty: A Call from the United Nations

An interesting development in international law: in September last year the UN gathered a group of people to examine arbitrary detention and to establish principles and guidelines based on current international human rights law. 846 more words

"Neary 2," or making Article 5(4) real

In an extremely important judgment handed down on 11 February, AJ v A Local Authority EWCOP 5, Baker J has given detailed guidance as to the heavy burden that is placed upon local authorities in making sure that those deprived of their liberty in care homes (and, by extension, hospitals) are afforded effective access to the Court of Protection so as to secure their rights under Article 5(4) ECHR.   4,964 more words

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Defying the Court of Protection - is there such a thing as committal in Court of Protection?

MSAM v MMAM 2015 is a Court of Protection case tackling something for the first time.

In this case

http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2015/3.html

Mrs MMAM is 76. Her health deteriorated and she was living in parlous conditions at home. 4,211 more words

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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

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