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The Children (Scotland) Bill 2019: what would it do for children?

Presentation / Conference
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019, November)
The Children (Scotland) Bill 2019: what would it do for children?
Presentation at final workshop in RSE-funded workshop series, co-organised by me.

Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament in Child and Family Law

Presentation / Conference
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019, October)
Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament in Child and Family Law. Presented at Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament in Child and Family Law, Edinburgh
Three funded workshops celebrating the work of the Scottish Parliament in the field of Child and Family Law. I co-organised and co-chaired each of the three day-long workshop...

Issues of Rights and Capacity: child and adolescent medical decisions

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2015, November)
Issues of Rights and Capacity: child and adolescent medical decisions. Paper presented at Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland, Child and Adolescent Faculty Conference
No abstract available.

Serving best interests in Known Biological Father disputes

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2015, July)
Serving best interests in Known Biological Father disputes. Paper presented at Convention on the Rights of the Child Implementation Project Colloquium
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’...

Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2015, April)
Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference
Equal recognition before the law of persons with mental disabilities, as identified as a right in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (C...

Children and their capacity in Scots Law: medical decision-making

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2015, March)
Children and their capacity in Scots Law: medical decision-making. Paper presented at Centre for Mental Health and Incapacity Law, Rights and Policy Conference
No abstract available.

Observations on the operation of Article 6 of the CRC in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2014, March)
Observations on the operation of Article 6 of the CRC in Scotland. Paper presented at Colloquium on the Rights of the Child
No abstract available.

What does 'impracticable' mean in family proceedings involving children?

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2009, June)
What does 'impracticable' mean in family proceedings involving children?. Paper presented at Research on Children's Views: Centre for Research on Families and Relationships
A consideration of the interpretation by Scottish courts of the possible 'impracticability' of taking the child's views in family court cases.

Education Law and the Child's place

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2008, September)
Education Law and the Child's place. Paper presented at Central Law Training: Education Law Conference
No abstract available.

Children's Views in the Family Court Process

Presentation / Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2008, April)
Children's Views in the Family Court Process. Paper presented at Central Law Training, Child Law Conference
No abstract available.