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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Whistleblowing: Law and Practice

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
Inquests : A Practitioner's Guide 2nd ed isbn 9781903307571

Inquests: A Practitioner's Guide

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ISBN13: 9780905099972
ISBN: 0905099974
New Edition ISBN: 9781903307571
Published: October 2002
Publisher: Legal Action Group
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



There are few things as traumatic as the sudden death of a loved one. When that death ocurs as a result of misconduct or negligence by a public body, the bereaved are faced with another powerful emotion - an overwhelming desire to discover the truth as to how and why their loved one died.

The practitioner called on to represent grieving families and friends is faced with a real responsibility - but, until now, no specialist text has been available to guide them through the complex process that lies ahead.

This book examines the practice and procedure of the coroner's court from the standpoint of a practitioner acting for the bereaved. But, further, it lends a powerful voice to the debate for a more humane and effective inquest system, where the human rights of victims and their families are properly respected.

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Subjects:
Courts and Procedure
Contents:
Introduction; historical origins of modern inquests; types of coroner; coroners - qualifications, appointment, bias and removal; the coroner's staff and finances; the coroner's duties; reporting a death; jurisdiction to hold an inquest; the post-mortem; immediate action on behalf of the deceased's family; funding the inquest; conference with the advocate; interested parties; pre-inquest hearings; the hearing; the jury; ther verdict; inquests and the European Convention on Human Rights; controversial deaths - special cases; post-inquest remedies; reform. Appendices: useful organizations; legislation; governmental material; letters.