This week we have been delighted to host an exhibition to commemorate and celebrate the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 which paved the way for women to practice in law for the first time.
We are pleased to announce that Lorraine Harris has received her second appointment as Assistant Coroner.
We are delighted to have received very positive feedback to our Introduction to Inquests seminar which took place at Leeds City Art Gallery
An Introduction to Inquests – This seminar is intended to be an introductory guide for those who currently have very little inquest experience but would like to grow their practice.
Lorraine Harris looks at the recent case of Adath Yisroel Burial Society (AYBS) and its impact on how the Coroner should approach requests for the expedition of cases.
Lorraine Harris reviews the case of Parkinson which now clarifies the extremely limited use of Article 2 in cases of death following medical treatment, as well as the difficulty of challenging the decision making of a Coroner. Analysis at the close of the article reveals the salient points of the case.
Assistant Coroner Lorraine Harris and senior civil and regulatory law barrister Judy Dawson, have this week, led an informative session entitled, “Addressing the Key Points of Inquests Into Hospital Deaths”.
Thursday 10th May 2018
Lorraine Harris and Judy Dawson will be presenting.
We are pleased to announce that James Hargan and Lorraine Harris have been appointed as Assistant Coroners. Both will sit at the Coroners Court at the East Riding of Yorkshire and Kingston Upon Hull.
An application to quash the original verdicts and to open new inquests following fresh evidence coming to light was granted.
Streamlined forensic reporting (SFR) tries to introduce a more cost-effective response to the discovery of forensic material which might link a person to a crime scene. Our own criminal barrister Lorraine Harris, previously head of crime-scene investigation (SOCO) for Kent Police, takes a closer look at how to handle SFR.