P, Regina (On the Application of) v Secretary Of State for Justice: CA 6 Jul 2009

P appealed against the refusal of a judicial review of a decision by the respondent not to hold an enquiry into the circumstances of P’s detention in Feltham Young Offenders’ Institution.
Held: The appeal failed. Before such an enquiry became necessary, there had to be shown a real and immediate risk to life.

Lord Justice Ward, Lord Justice Jacob and Lord Justice Stanley Burnton
[2009] EWCA Civ 701, Times 23-Jul-2009
England and Wales
AppliedAmin, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department HL 16-Oct-2003
Prisoner’s death – need for full public enquiry
The deceased had been a young Asian prisoner. He was placed in a cell overnight with a prisoner known to be racist, extremely violent and mentally unstable. He was killed. The family sought an inquiry into the death.
Held: There had been a . .

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Updated: 09 November 2021; Ref: scu.347423