Coroners' Investigations and Inquests


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1st Edition (March 2021)

Coroners’ Investigations and Inquests is an accessible and authoritative guide to all aspects of the law of inquests and coroners. This text presents a comprehensive overview of the various stages of a coroner’s investigation and the inquest procedure itself, offering in-depth analysis of the latest developments in the field, alongside practical advice on conducting inquest hearings.
Key areas include:
  • detailed guidance on conducting inquests into particular types of death, such as deaths in custody;
  • analysis of procedural and substantive issues arising in inquests and investigations;
  • a practical guide to representing organisations and/or families at inquests;
  • the role of article 2 ECHR in coronial investigations and at inquests;
  • the impact of COVID-19 guidance on coronial law;
  • examples of the various forms and precedents used in inquests;
  • commentary and analysis following Maughan Supreme Court judgment.

    Coroners’ Investigations and Inquests is an essential legal guide for all professionals working, or hoping to work, in the field of coronial law.