Maughan: Suicide and Unlawful Killing Conclusions in Inquests

R (Maughan) v Her Majesty‚Äôs Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46 The Supreme Court has now issued its judgment in this important case for Coroners and inquests dealing with the standard of proof to be applied where the death might have been caused by suicide or unlawful killing. Everyone who…

The Standard of Proof in Inquests Concerning Suicide

R (on the application of Maughan) v Her Majesty's Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2019] EWCA Civ 809  This article originally appeared in Issue 1 (May 2019). In this judgment, handed down on 10 May 2019, the Court of Appeal considered the standard of proof to be applied by a coroner…