Who Investigates Sudden Death?

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How do we investigate violent and unexpected deaths at the inquest? Who investigates? 

When do deaths get referred to the Coroner? Are inquests non-adversarial and inquisitorial? When do you have a jury? What are findings, determinations and conclusions (aka verdicts)? Can you appeal? Is the process transparent to the public and user friendly? Fit for purpose or in need of reform?


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This event was on Thu, 03 Dec 2020

Professor Leslie Thomas QC

Professor Leslie Thomas QC

Professor of Law

Professor Leslie Thomas QC was appointed Gresham Professor of Law in 2020 and is one of the top rated silks in the country, ranked leading individual by both Chambers and the Legal 500 (2022). He has been a QC since 2014.

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