Category Archives: Justice System

Catholic Care and Home Office v Kevin Raymond Young 14 Nov 2006 Supreme Court (St Camillus and Medomsley)

Kevin Young suffered horrendous sexual abuse as a child and must have suffered again having to go through these court ordeals. Kevin, went to Consett Police Station, when he came out of Medomsley, told them of his sexual abuse, and … Continue reading

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2010 (Myatt 5 of 5) Wilton v The Youth Justice Board 23 Dec 2010 High Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2010 (Myatt 4 of 5) Diana Smith v Youth Justice Board for England and Wales and Another. 16 Feb 2010 Court of Appeal

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2007 (Myatt 2 of 5) R(W) v HM Deputy Coroner for Northamptonshire. High Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2007 (Myatt 1 of 5) R (W) v HM Assistant Deputy Coroner N’Hants and Others. Divisional Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood’s Story by Carolyne Willow

Recently I blogged the court appeals about the death of Adam Rickwood,  [3] [4] [5] who killed himself in 2004, aged 14 not long after the use of unlawful restraint and distraction techniques by SERCO. Adams death was shocking, even … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood 2. R v HM Coroner and others 3 Feb 2010 High Court

This application challenged the decision of the decision of the Coroner not to recuse himself from the Judicial Review of the orginal Inquest. It was decided that the Coroner who carried out the Inquest should recuse himself. If they had … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood 1. R v HM Coroner and Others 22 Jan 2009 High Court

Adam Rickwood was the youngest person in modern times to take his own life whilst in custody, at the age of just 14 in Hassockfield Secure Training Centre. The notorious Medomsley run by the Home Office where much child sexual … Continue reading

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Dennis Grain 4 April 2016 Court of Appeal

This appeal against length of sentence appears to have been successful on one ground. Dennis Grains abuse in this appeal was probably at Greystone Heath Approved School, Warrington. More details on Grain and linking articles follow the appeal. Redaction Some … Continue reading

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Palmer, Couzens, Edwards, Fitzgerald 1971 May 24 Court of Appeal

The appeals against sentence were successful and the sentences reduced. This appeal is relevant t0 2017 Jan 30 Sceptic Peg Blog The Brixton Brothel Paedophile Gang 1969 [1] Redaction Some court reports have had victims names redacted and some assault … Continue reading

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