CCCJ / William Harvey Research Institute Webinar: The Future of the Coroner Service

Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “CCCJ / William Harvey Research Institute Webinar: The Future of the Coroner Service” – below is their description.

The Cambridge Centre for Criminal Justice at the University of Cambridge and the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary’s University of London jointly hosted this webinar.

The focus of the webinar is the Justice Committee of the House of Commons recent report on The Coroner Service (HC 68). The Government has promised its response by July 28th – and the date for the seminar has been chosen deliberately to allow a prompt discussion of this response.


Introduction: Professor Nicola Padfield, University of Cambridge (10 minutes)

Panel One: Bereaved People and Funding the Coroner’s Service (Chaired by – Prof Andrew Harris, Senior Coroner and Professor of Coronial Law, QMU)

– Maya Sikand QC : A view from the English Bar (15 minutes)

– Professor Ian Freckelton QC: Lessons from Australia (15 minutes)

Questions and Discussion (20 minutes)

Panel Two: Pathology Services and Preventing Future Deaths (Chaired by Professor Nikolas Lemos QMU)

– Professor Sebastian Lucas: Investing in pathology services (15 minutes)

– Professor Nicola Padfield: Following up on PFD reports (15 minutes)

Questions and Discussions (20 minutes)

Conclusion: Professor Andrew Harris (5 minutes).

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