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A murderer has used European human rights laws to block a key element of UK parole reforms – just weeks after they were introduced.
Lawyers for Adrian Bailey, who was jailed for life after inflicting fatal brain injuries on a man, brought a High Court challenge in a bid to get out of prison early.
A judge granted an interim ruling in his favour, throwing Justice Secretary Dominic Raab’s reforms into confusion.
Bailey’s legal victory hinged partly on his ‘right to liberty’ under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Adrian Bailey and a friend were found guilty of killing Andrew Beech, 42, who died more than