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Segregation of child at Feltham prison breached human rights

Related Member(s):
Sarah Hannett, Dan Squires QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Human Rights

The High Court held that the segregation of a child at HMYOI Feltham breached Article 8 of the ECHR and the Young Offender Institution Rules 2000. The Court also concluded that the failure to provide education breached the Young Offender Institution Rules 2000. The Court dismissed a claim that Article 3 had been breached. Sarah Hannett and Daniel Squires QC were involved in this case. Please see here for further news coverage.