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
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
21 June 2017
21 June 2017
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
KTP Associate - Data Analytics - Standard Life
Whitecross, R. (in press). Section 11 Orders and the " Abuse " Provisions. Edinburgh Law Review. 21(2), 8. ISSN 1364-9809
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...
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...
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
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...
Stavert, J. (2013). 'Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill'. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter. 41
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Stavert, J. (2013). Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter. 41
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M. & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at The British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, Swansea University
It is estimated that approximately 90,000 people across Scotland have dementia. Dementia is most common in people over 65 years but it can also affect working age people. As t...
Stavert, J. & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Report of joint Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law law reform scoping exercise.
Stavert, J. (2016). Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Supported decision-making maximizes an individual's ability to ensure that their rights, will and preferences are at the centre of all decisions that concern them...
Martin, W., Michalowski, S., Stavert, J., Ward, A., Ruck Keene, A., Caughey, C., …McGregor, R. (2016). The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK. United Kingdom: University of Essex - AHRC