Alternative treatment for seriously ill child not in his best interests: Yates and Anor v Great Ormond Street for Children

On Thursday 8 June the Supreme Court will be asked to grant permission to appeal in this case of a seriously ill 9 month old child whose parents wish to take him to the USA for experimental treatment that may slow his deterioration. The human issues are all over the press – this post will concentrate on the legal arguments in the Courts, including the very recently published judgment of the Court of Appeal.
UK Human Rights Blog