Re Doreen Trew

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
Re Doreen Trew
Issue: Whether the remedy of habeas corpus lies to secure the release of a patient when the medical evidence is in favour of discharge and the Mental Health Review Tribunal has wrongly adjourned the hearing without making a decision as to release.
Court: Administrative Court
Reference:   CO/1411/2000
Judge(s): Owen J
Date: 17 May 2000