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R (Secretary of State for Justice) v HM Coroner for Eastern District of West Yorkshire; BK and others (interested parties)

Authors / Contributors: Debra Powell , Bridget Dolan
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R (Secretary of State for Justice) v HM Coroner for Eastern District of West Yorkshire; BK and others (interested parties)
   
Issue: Whether unlawful killing by murder or gross negligence manslaughter should be left to a jury following a prison suicide; whether the knowledge of staff collectively rather than that of individuals was sufficient to establish the elements of gross negligence manslaughter.
   
Court: Administrative Court
   
Reference:   CO/5705/2012
   
Neutral Citation:   [2012] EWHC 1634 (Admin)
   
Judge(s): Haddon Cave J
   
Date: 14 June 2012