R (Allen) v HM Coroner Inner North London

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan KC , Debra Powell KC
R (Allen) v HM Coroner Inner North London
Issue: Whether the Art 2 investigative obligation was only engaged where failures by state authorities caused the condition that caused the death; whether in an Art 2 inquest the coroner was obliged to explore issues that were not central to the cause of death.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   C1/2008/2350
Neutral Citation:   [2009] EWCA Civ 623
Judge(s): Sir Anthony May P, Dyson and Hooper LJJ
Date: 2 May 2009