Case Law

Deprivation of liberty: the Cheshire West case [2014]

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By Erica Carleton, barrister, 15 Winckley Square, Preston This is a highly significant case in the area of deprivation of liberty. It examined whether human rights issues should be applied differently to those who can’t decide where, and how, to live for themselves from how they are applied to other people. It also considered what […]

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