Case Law

Deprivation of liberty and parental consent: Re D (A Child) [2019] UKSC 42

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction This case was about the interplay between a young person’s right to liberty, and the responsibilities of parents. In law, the rights and values protected by Article 5 and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) were the focus of attention, alongside the relationship of parent and child […]

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