No detention under community treatment orders: PJ succeeds in the Supreme Court

DSC’s Aswini Weereratne QC, Sophy Miles and Gemma Daly acted for leading charity Mind, who intervened in the successful appeal, PJ v Welsh Ministers.  Handing down the unanimous judgment of the Supreme Court, Lady Hale concluded that clinicians treating people under community treatment orders (CTOs) have no power to impose conditions which would deprive a person of his or her liberty.

You can read more about the case here.