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Legal advice on use of force in secure colleges

Author: CRAE Date: October 2014

CRAE sought legal advice on proposals for the use of force in secure colleges. We instructed solicitors at Bindmans LLP to seek independent legal advice from Martin Chamberlain QC and Max Schaefer on the lawfulness of allowing guards in secure colleges to use force on children in order to maintain "good order and discipline" in secure colleges. This briefing summarises the advice. 

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