University of Sunderland - Legal eye on eternity

June 24, 2010

Training in coroners' law will be offered as part of an English undergraduate degree course outside London for the first time. The University of Sunderland's law department has launched a module covering coroners' law, taught by Derek Winter, HM coroner for the City of Sunderland, which will be open to third-year students from September. It will examine inquests and verdicts, alongside more difficult cases such as death in custody, the death of children, military deaths and mass fatalities.

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