Holding the State to Account: Public Inquiries and Inquests seminar – 8 November 2012

Public Inquiries and inquests have dominated the headlines recently, with members of One Crown Office Row appearing in many of them, including: 

  • The Leveson Inquiry into the ethics of the press
  • The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry
  • The Baha Mousa Public Inquiry
  • The Al-Sweady Public Inquiry
  • The 7/7 Inquests
  • The Victoria Climbié Inquiry.

On 8 November 2012 One Crown Office Row will be hosting a mock trial and panel discussion on this important subject. The event will draw on the latest case law concerning the scope of Article 2 investigations, the grounds for a public inquiry, and the test for re-opening inquests.

The speakers will be Neil Garnham QC, Jeremy Hyam, Richard Mumford, Caroline Cross, Adam Wagner and Matthew Hill .

The full flyer for the event is available here (PDF).

There are still a few places remaining to attend this event.  If you are currently practising within the field of public and administrative law and/or inquests and would like to attend please contact Charlotte Barrow, Marketing Executive at One Crown Office Row  (events@1cor.com) stating your name and organisation. Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

CPD has been applied for and debate, drinks and snacks will of course follow.

3 thoughts on “Holding the State to Account: Public Inquiries and Inquests seminar – 8 November 2012

  1. 26 October 2012

    Dear One Crown Office Row
    What an excellent opportunity – would it be possible for this to be filmed so that we can see and hear it too?
    Your work is groundbreaking and inspirational.
    Best wishes
    Rosemary Cantwell

  2. 28 October 2012

    Dear Adam
    Thank you so much. I agree that a recording would be ideal – I cannot use Broadband here – so if you could provide a “podcast” it would be really helpful.
    I believe that One Crown Office Row is the byword of excellence for Human Rights.
    With best wishes
    Rosemary

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