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Forensic Imaging Volume 34, September 2023

This recent journal article ‘Rutty’s Rules”: Baseline guidance to safe postmortem computed tomography. by Prof Guy Rutty

Sets out his ten basic guidance rules to aid develop or run established postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) reporting services.

https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S2666-2256(23)00027-1

Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the

 ORR and Dorris v Secretary of State for Transport [2023] EWCR 1 (judgment here)
This judgment, that was held back until the completion of a criminal trial, highlights again the thorny issue of the disclosure into subsequent legal proceedings of ‘protected material’ that has been collected during an independent Accident Investigation Branch’s (‘AIB’) investigation.

R(Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service) v Senior Coroner for Pembrokeshire & Carmarthenshire and Marine Accident Investigation Branch [2023] EWHC 1669 (Admin) 12.7.23 (judgment here)
 
The High Court’s Norfolk[1] decision has sat uneasily with some in the coronial law community. Although coroners have a statutory duty to investigate a cause

Derek Winter DL,
Deputy Chief Coroner of England and Wales,
HM Senior Coroner for the City of Sunderland
‘A Day of Death Investigation’ 
6pm – 7pm Thursday 30th March 2023,
online on Zoom
The University of Bolton Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law invites you to this online (Zoom) lecture delivered by Derek Winter DL, Deputy