Case Law

Deprivation of liberty: AB (a child) [2015]

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This case involving a teenage boy with severe learning disability and ADHD addressed the law around parental consent and the authorisation of his deprivation of liberty in the residential home where he was placed by the local authority and was supervised at all times. Case summary and points for social work practice by Michael Jones, barrister, […]

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