Press releases 2007

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2007
6th December JURY CONDEMNS PRISON SERVICE MANAGEMENT FOLLOWING DEATH OF MENTALLY ILL WOMAN IN HMP DURHAM – GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO CORSTON REVIEW INADEQUATE TO PREVENT FURTHER DEATHS
3rd December GOVERNMENT TO CHANGE LAW TO ENABLE INQUESTS TO HEAR SECRET EVIDENCE
30th November LEGAL CHALLENGE TO RULES GOVERNING THE USE OF RESTRAINT ON CHILDREN IN SECURE TRAINING CENTRES
29th November 15 YEAR OLD BOY DIES IN CUSTODY
12th November INQUEST OPENS INTO THE DEATH OF LOUISE GILES AT HMP DURHAM
7th November HIGHLY CRITICAL VERDICT RETURNED AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF MARTIN GREEN AT HMP BLAKENHURST
6th November GOVERNMENT STALLS ON PLANS TO REFORM INQUEST SYSTEM
2nd November INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF 16 YEAR OLD FOUND HANGED IN HMYOI LANCASTER FARMS
23rd October DEATH IN CUSTODY FAMILIES TO MARCH ON DOWNING STREET
15th October CRITICAL VERDICT RETURNED AT THE INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF VULNERABLE TEENAGER STEVEN HART
5th October INQUEST BEGINS INTO THE DEATH OF 25 YEAR OLD MAN AT HMP BLAKENHURST
3rd October INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE 18 YEAR OLD STEVEN HART
27th September NEW BOOK UNLOCKS THE TRUTH ABOUT FAMILIES’ EXPERIENCES FOLLOWING DEATHS IN CUSTODY
21st September SHOCKING NUMBER OF DEATHS IN CUSTODY NEEDS MORE SCRUTINY AND ANALYSIS
19th September JURY RETURN OPEN VERIDICT AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE TEENAGER DANIEL NELSON
7th September INQUEST INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE TEENAGER DANIEL NELSON
3rd September INQUEST WELCOMES REPORT INTO DEATH OF ADAM RICKWOOD
31st August INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF MARTIN MIDDLETON
8th August IPCC FAILS TO RECOMMEND DISCIPLINARY ACTION IN ROGER SYLVESTER CASE: STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF SYLVESTER FAMILY
18th July JUDGE TELLS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE IT WOULD BE ‘WHOLLY UNFORGIVABLE’ IF LESSONS WERE NOT LEARNED FROM DEATH OF GARETH MYATT IN SECURE TRAINING CENTRE
18th July CORONER’S RULE 43 REPORT TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE ON THE DEATH OF GARETH MYATT
28th June GARETH MYATT INQUEST VERDICT – FAILINGS OF THE YOUTH JUSTICE BOARD CAUSE DEATH OF A CHILD
26th June INQUEST’S BRIEFING ON THE DEATH OF GARETH MYATT
22nd June GARETH MYATT INQUEST – SUMMING UP OF EVIDENCE
20th June INQUEST BRIEFING ON THE RESTRAINT OF CHILDREN AND SI 2007 NO 1709 REGARDING CHANGES TO THE SECURE TRAINING CENTRE RULES
19th June GARETH MYATT INQUEST RE-OPENS
31st May JURY RETURN VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO THE DEATH IN CUSTODY OF 14 YEAR OLD ADAM RICKWOOD
21st May DAMNING CRITICAL VERDICT RETURNED AT INQUEST INTO MURDER OF SHAHID AZIZ IN HMP LEEDS
4th May SUMMATION OF INQUEST INTO DEATH IN CUSTODY OF 14 YEAR OLD ADAM RICKWOOD
4th May GARETH MYATT INQUEST ADJOURNED FOR HIGH COURT HEARING
27th April CONVICTED MURDERER OF SHAHID AZIZ TO GIVE EVIDENCE AT HIS INQUEST ON MONDAY
27th April INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH IN CUSTODY OF 14 YEAR OLD ADAM RICKWOOD
27th April INQUEST’S BRIEFING ON THE DEATH OF ADAM RICKWOOD
13th April DEATH OF SHAHID AZIZ KILLED BY CELLMATE IN LEEDS PRISON INQUEST COMMENCES MONDAY 16 APRIL
13th March INQUEST WELCOMES THE REPORT OF BARONESS CORSTON’S REVIEW BUT DEMANDS GOVERNMENT CHANGE IN POLICY
5th March RESTRAINT STAFF TO GIVE EVIDENCE AT GARETH MYATT INQUEST
28th February GROSS NEGLIGENCE MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL OF PRISON OFFICERS BEGINS
27th February YOUTH JUSTICE BOARD MONITOR AND KEY WITNESS DAVID TUCK TO GIVE EVIDENCE AT GARETH MYATT INQUEST
23rd February JURY RETURN CRITICAL VERDICT ON ‘DEARTH OF EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVES’ FOR WOMEN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
12th February INQUEST OPENS INTO FIRST RESTRAINT RELATED DEATH OF A CHILD IN CUSTODY
9th February INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF MAN FOUND HANGED IN COURT CELL IN ORMSKIRK
9th February INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF MANDY PEARSON AT HMP NEW HALL
5th February LORDS URGED TO AMEND CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER BILL TO INCLUDE DEATHS IN CUSTODY
17th January TWO WOMEN DIE IN PRISON WITHIN TEN DAYS
12th January INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF YOUNG MAN AT HMYOI BRINSFORD
5th January INQUEST INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE PRISONER IN HMP PENTONVILLE ADJOURNED (updated 8th January)
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