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R (S) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 50 (Admin)

DATE: 28 Jan 2014

Successful challenge to the detention of a mentally ill Ghanaian national in the Detained Fast Track. The court found breaches of policy which were “wilful or grossly negligent” and held that the claimant’s detention had breached Article 3 ECHR.