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R (Rowe) v HM Coroner for Bedfordshire and Luton; Bedfordshire Police

Authors / Contributors: Debra Powell , Bridget Dolan
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R (Rowe) v HM Coroner for Bedfordshire and Luton; Bedfordshire Police
   
Issue: Whether a challenge to a coroner’s refusal to hold an Art 2 compliant inquest should be determined under the ‘Wednesbury principles’ of reasonableness and rationality, or whether it was the duty of a judge to consider afresh whether or not Art 2 was arguably engaged.
   
Court: Administrative Court
   
Reference:   CO/10449/2011
   
Neutral Citation:   [2012] EWHC 1562 (Admin)
   
Judge(s): Wyn Williams J
   
Date: 17 May 2012