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R (JL) v Secretary of State for Justice, Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Debra Powell
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R (JL) v Secretary of State for Justice, Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening
   
Issue: Whether the state was obliged to conduct an enquiry satisfying the minimum standards required by Art 2 ECHR into a failed suicide attempt by a prisoner or a detainee in a Young Offenders Institution
   
Court: House of Lords
   
Reference:  
   
Neutral Citation:   [2008] UKHL 68
   
Judge(s): Lords Phillips, Rodger, Walker, Brown and Mance
   
Date: 26 November 2008