Lecturer in Law
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017). Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
Stavert, J. (2015). Deprivation of Liberty update. Edinburgh
Whitecross, R. (2017). Law, Tradition And Legitimacy Contesting Driglam Namzha. In Development Challenges in Bhutan, 115 - 134. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7. ISBN 978-3-319-47924-8
Professional Development Leader
Whitecross, R. (in press). Section 11 Orders and the " Abuse " Provisions. Edinburgh Law Review. 21(2), 8. ISSN 1364-9809
Maglione, G. (2017). Imaging victims, offenders and communities. An investigation into the representations of the crime stakeholders within restorative justice and their cultural context. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. doi:10.1016/j.ijlcj.2017.02.004. ISSN 1756-0616
This work is a critical analysis of how the main crime stakeholders (victim, offender and community) are represented within policy and legal statutes on restorative justice. T...
Maglione, G. (2017). Communities at Large: An Archaeological Analysis of the ‘Community’ Within Restorative Justice Policy and Laws. Critical Criminology. doi:10.1007/s10612-017-9349-8. ISSN 1205-8629
Within the scholarly literature on restorative justice, the ‘community’, as a distinctive crime stakeholder, has been the target of extensive research. This work provides an o...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Article 3 and Adption in and from India and Nepal. In Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 213 - 230. Cambridge University Press (CUP). ISBN 978-1-107-15825-2
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...
Macfarlane, L. (2016). ‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review. 2(2015), 424 – 442. ISSN 1016-4359
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...
Morrison, K. (2016). The criminal justice system in Scotland. In Case, , Johnson, , Williams, , Smith, & Manlow, (Eds.). CriminologyOxford University Press (OUP). ISBN unknown
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Whitecross, R. (2016). Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty. In Innovations in Learning and TechnologyISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
What does it mean to teach innovation and entrepreneurship in professional degrees? The professions such as accountancy and law traditionally provide specialised knowledge and...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. 11(1), 23. ISSN 1476-0401
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Child Welfare Hearing Reports. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin. ISSN 0264-8717
Macfarlane, L. (2015). Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom. In Sutherland, E. E. & MacFarlane, L. A. B. (Eds.). Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : best interests, welfare and well-being, 149-164. (1). Cambridge University Press (CUP). ISBN 9781107158252
Article 3 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that in ‘all actions concerning children’ the ‘best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration’...
Sutherland, E. E. & MacFarlane, L. B. (Eds.). (2015). Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : |b best interests, welfare and well-being. ISBN 9781107158252
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consid...
Stavert, J. (2015). The Exercise of Legal Capacity, Supported Decision-Making and Scotland’s Mental Health and Incapacity Legislation: Working with CRPD Challenges. Laws. 4(2), 296-313. doi:10.3390/laws4020296. ISSN 2075-471X
Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly as interpreted in the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities General Com...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...