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Kent County Council v HM Coroner for the County of Kent

Authors / Contributors: Debra Powell , Bridget Dolan
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Kent County Council v HM Coroner for the County of Kent
   
Issue: Whether shortcomings by social services gave rise to arguable breach of a general or operational duty under Art 2 ECHR so as to require a proactive enhanced investigation into the death of a child; whether the coroner had given adequate reasons for his decision; whether the inquest should be held with a jury.
   
Court: Administrative Court
   
Reference:   CO/9874/2011
   
Neutral Citation:   [2012] EWHC 2768 (Admin)
   
Judge(s): Foskett J, HHJ Thornton QC
   
Date: 15 October 2012