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Ian Sheridan on drug damage and the British legal system

Title
Ian Sheridan on drug damage and the British legal system
Genre
Interview
TX Date
4 Jun 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:03:12
Description
Ian Sheridan, legal advisor to the Action Group, on the faults of the British legal system with regard to damage done by legal drugs. He talks about how the system cannot cope when numerous people are damaged by a single drug, how legal aid is the only funding available, whether things could be settled in a similar way to that used in the US, how they hope to take some of the cases to the US, and the shortfalls of legal aid. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Ian Sheridan
Keywords
Legal procedure; Law; Compensation; Drugs; Prescription drugs; Legal aid

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