With weeks left until the 31 October deadline, the government appears to be shirking its responsibility to protect the country’s most vulnerable from the fall out of a no-deal Brexit. … Continued
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At 29, David Reynolds was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He managed his condition with the help of a NHS mental health team. Seven years later, however, he deteriorated and began hearing … Continued
Open justice. It’s a really important legal principle. It means that cases in court should almost always happen in public so the press are able to report on the proceedings, and the public can … Continued
This week we are looking at how human rights helps people with mental health issues. This is a very recent case that highlights the importance of Article 8, the right … Continued
Getting arrested is an unpleasant experience for anyone. Some people, though, are especially vulnerable, and as such must be carefully treated even when taken into custody. Let’s take one example. Patricia, … Continued
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