Court of Appeal:  Hall v R - [2013] EWCA Crim 82


Court of Appeal:  Hall v R

A Judicial Review claim was sought to prevent a severely disabled man being transferred from hospital back to prison.

The Court of Appeal ultimately agreed to fast-track an appeal against his sentence which was quashed.

Reported by the BBC and The Guardian and later described as a landmark legal aid case.

Exceptional Mercy, a play based on the case, was written and developed by The Old Vic 12.

SL5 Team Member: Andrew Sperling

Link: www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Crim/2013/82.html

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