The judiciary have been going into overdrive. Since my last mini news update, not only will be reporting upon the vitally important case of Re N and its re-affirmation of the centrality of P in decision-making, we will also have:
Re AG  EWCOP 78 on case management, when to have a fact-finding hearing (and reminding local authorities of the limits of their power to remove people from their homes);
MM v WL Clinic  AAC 644 vindicating the right of those with capacity to consent to conditional discharge to conditions of confinement; and
Kings College NHS Foundation Trust v C and V  EWCOP 80, a very sad, but very important case on capacity, including an exceptionally clear analysis of the key principles
Watch this space for more on or after 9 December (aka as soon as the editors can catch up with the courts).