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The standard of proof at suicide inquests

On 10 May 2019 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v HM Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire. The appeal considered the earlier judgment of the High Court which had concluded…

New guidance on expedited decisions for coroners

Last week saw the publication of the latest guidance from the Chief Coroner, HH Judge Mark Lucraft QC. The document, entitled Guidance No. 28 – Report of death to the Coroner: Decision making and expedited decisions, comes hot on the heels of…