Contraception, capacity and coercion: when does a woman lack capacity to decide whether to use contraceptive treatment?

A Local Authority v Mrs A, by her Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor, and Mr A [2010] EWHC 1549 (Fam) – In the first case of its kind, the court was asked to consider whether a young married woman lacks capacity to decide whether to use contraception, and whether it would be in her interests to be required to receive it.

Full post: UK Human Rights Blog