Brian Rossiter was a 14 year old boy who was arrested and unlawfully detained overnight at Clonmel Garda Station on the 10th September 2002. He lost consciousness in the course of that detention due to a fatal head injury and lost his life 3 days later, never having regained consciousness. During the following 6 years, Cian O'Carroll represented Brian's family is a series of legal battles against various arms of the State including a Judicial Review of Cork City Coroner decision to exclude certain medical witnesses from the inquest, a year long statutory inquiry into misconduct by members of An Garda Siochana and a successful civil action against the State for the wrongful death of Brian Rossiter while in custody.
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