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Torture victim wins unlawful detention claim over delay in medical assessment

Torture victim wins unlawful detention claim over delay in medical assessment

The High Court has ruled that failure to provide a medical assessment within 24 hours of arrival at a detention centre can make continued detention unlawful. In R (KG) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 1767 ...

Alex is a pupil barrister at Garden Court Chambers and teaches Public Law at the London School of Economics.