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Young offender’s solitary confinement breached rules and ECHR, art 8

AB v SSJ [2017] EWHC 1694 (Admin)

Related Member(s):
Sarah Hannett QC, Dan Squires QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Education Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Prison Law

Held, Youth Offender Institute rules on removal from association and on the provision of education were breached. ECHR, art 3 however was not breached. Art 8 was breached because the interference with the claimant’s rights was not in accordance with the law.

Dan Squires QC and Sarah Hannett were involved in this case.