Barrister Aimee Riese explains how the Human Rights Act has been crucial in inquests and why its impact on inquests and justice should be celebrated.
Because of human rights, states can’t use ‘deep interrogation’ techniques, the presumption of innocence must be upheld and everyone must have access to justice, including legal aid in some cases.
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The police must protect vulnerable people from unnecessary detention
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A man was detained by the police for four days when he urgently needed psychiatric care. He got damages as this was an affront to human dignity and amounted to degrading treatment.