Press releases 2008

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2008

15 December

RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT REVIEW INTO RESTRAINT OF CHILDREN IN SECURE JUVENILE SETTINGS

12 December

STATEMENT ON THE VERDICT OF THE INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF JEAN CHARLES DE MENEZES

3 December

INQUEST WELCOMES CORONERS AND JUSTICE BILL

21 November

GOVERNMENT MUST HONOUR PROMISE TO ALLOW POLICE SHOOTING INQUEST TO PROCEED

18 November

CATALOGUE OF FAILINGS BY POLICE AND MEDICAL STAFF CONTRIBUTED TO THE DEATH OF DANGEROUSLY ILL MAN

23 October

TENTH UNITED FRIENDS AND FAMILIES CAMPAIGN REMEMBRANCE PROCESSION ON SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER

14 October

INQUEST WELCOMES GOVERNMENT CLIMBDOWN ON ‘SECRET INQUEST’ PROPOSALS IN COUNTER TERRORISM BILL

3 October

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF DANGEROUSLY ILL MAN FOLLOWING DETENTION AT WAKEFIELD POLICE STATION

2 October

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE PRISONER IN HMP SWANSEA BEGINS

26 September

INQUIRY OPENS INTO DEATH OF BERNARD ‘SONNY’ LODGE IN HMP MANCHESTER

19 September

INQUEST STATEMENT FOR THE OPENING OF THE INQUEST INTO DEATH OF JEAN CHARLES DE MENEZES

28 July

CRITICAL VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF STEPHEN BROWN IN HMP DONCASTER

28 July

RESTRAINT OF CHILDREN IN PRISON HELD TO BE UNLAWFUL

21 July

INQUEST RESPONSE TO PUBLICATION OF IPCC ANNUAL REPORT

30 June

JURY CONDEMNS THE USE OF EXCESSIVE RESTRAINT IN THE DEATH OF KURT HOWARD

26 June

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO DEATH OF PRISONER STEPHEN BROWN

22 May

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO RESTRAINT-RELATED DEATH OF PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT

15 May

INQUEST STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF PAULINE CAMPBELL

2 April

CROSS PARTY WELCOME FOR INQUEST’S NEW BOOK – DYING ON THE INSIDE: EXAMINING WOMEN’S DEATHS IN PRISON

31 March

INQUEST URGES MPs TO VOTE AGAINST GOVERNMENT PROPOSALS FOR ‘SECRET’ INQUESTS IN COUNTER TERRORISM BILL

7 March

JURY DELIVER CRITICAL VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF WOMAN IN HMP STYAL

6 March

INQUEST WELCOMES JCHR RECOMMENDATIONS ON RESTRAINT OF CHILDREN IN SECURE TRAINING CENTRES

29 February

JURY RETURNS CRITICAL VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO THE DEATH IN POLICE CUSTODY OF ADRIAN COLDWELL

25 February

COURT FINDS THAT THERE WAS FLAWED AND UNLAWFUL DECISION MAKING LEADING TO THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW RULES GOVERNING THE USE OF RESTRAINT ON CHILDREN IN SECURE TRAINING CENTRES

21 February

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO DEATH OF WOMAN IN STYAL PRISON

20 February

DAMNING CRITICAL VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF 16 YEAR OLD GARETH PRICE

15 February

INQUEST OPENS INTO THE DEATH IN POLICE CUSTODY OF ADRIAN COLDWELL

5 February

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF 16 YEAR OLD FOUND HANGED IN LANCASTER FARMS YOI EXPECTED TO CONCLUDE THIS WEEK

1 February

JURY DELIVER CRITICAL VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF YOUNG WOMAN IN PRISON

30 January

INQUEST CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT TO ACT ON FINDINGS OF HMCIP ANNUAL REPORT

29 January

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF PETRA BLANKSBY IN HMP NEW HALL EXPECTED TO CONCLUDE ON WEDNESDAY

28 January

LINTON KWESI JOHNSON BBC RADIO 4 FUNDING APPEAL FOR INQUEST

25 January

INQUEST DISMAYED BY FIRST DEATH OF A WOMAN IN PRISON THIS YEAR

25 January

INQUEST CONDEMNS GOVERNMENT PROPOSALS FOR ‘SECRET’ DEATH IN CUSTODY INQUESTS

9 January

INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF 19 YEAR OLD WOMAN IN PRISON

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