Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of NM) v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE (2012)

PUBLISHED September 12, 2012

[2012] EWCA Civ 1182

A judge had correctly concluded that a prison had conducted an adequate investigation into a sexual assault on a prisoner with learning difficulties where the prisoner had been adequately assisted throughout the investigation and had the option of bringing criminal proceedings against the perpetrator or civil proceedings against the state.

CA (Civ Div) (Laws LJ, Rix LJ, Lewison LJ)