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The Scottish Witch Hunts: the Religious and Legal Contexts

Presentation / Conference
Dodd, L. (2021, October)
The Scottish Witch Hunts: the Religious and Legal Contexts. Paper presented at Witches' Stories: Folk healers and midwives accused and persecuted for helping others (1563-1736), Edinburgh [Online]
An examination of the religious and legal contexts for the witch hunts of 16th and 17th century Scotland.

The Scots Law of Intestacy: Whence? Where? Whither?

Presentation / Conference
Dodd, L. (2021, September)
The Scots Law of Intestacy: Whence? Where? Whither?. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Research Seminar Series, Edinburgh
An overview of the origins of current Scots intestacy law, the major problems posed by the current intestacy regime, and proposals for the possible reform.

Harmonising insolvency law in the EU: New thoughts on old ideas in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal Article
Ghio, E., Boon, G., Ehmke, D., Gant, J., Langkjaer, L., & Vaccari, E. (in press)
Harmonising insolvency law in the EU: New thoughts on old ideas in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Insolvency Review, https://doi.org/10.1002/iir.1432
While the harmonisation of insolvency law in the European Union (EU) has been a top priority on the European institutions’ agenda in the last decade, it is well known that thi...

Harmonisation in Times of Crisis

Journal Article
Ghio, E. (2021)
Harmonisation in Times of Crisis. Juris Poiesis, 24(35), 386-392

New Challenges For Transnational Civil And Commercial Law In The Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rethinking the Role of Law and Legal Institutions

Journal Article
Ghio, E., & Perlingeiro, R. (2021)
New Challenges For Transnational Civil And Commercial Law In The Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rethinking the Role of Law and Legal Institutions. Juris Poiesis, 24(35), 383-385
This issue of the Juris Poesis Journal features extended abstracts of papers which have been presented at the roundtable entitled ‘New Challenges for Transnational Civil and C...

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (in press)
Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review,
This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose th...

Extending the judicial checklist in Scottish family court cases: an exercise of caution or a missed opportunity?

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (in press)
Extending the judicial checklist in Scottish family court cases: an exercise of caution or a missed opportunity?. Edinburgh Law Review,

Legal Practice in Modern History

Presentation / Conference
Dodd, L. (2021, May)
Legal Practice in Modern History. Paper presented at Legal History in Modern Practice, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
The Romans envisioned history as a moral didactic, the purpose of which was to present stories about deeds accomplished by historical figures and to challenge readers to emula...

Out of the mouths of babes: listening to children of all ages in family court cases

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2021)
Out of the mouths of babes: listening to children of all ages in family court cases. The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland,
Critical overview of amendments made by the Children (S) Act 2020 to cases brought under Part 1 of the Children (S) Act 1995 (e.g. contact/residence disputes). These amendment...

National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises

Book
Ghio, E., & Perlingeiro, R. (Eds.)
(in press). National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises. Springer
This edited volume investigates legal convergence. It takes an international and thematical approach where chapters focus on how selected legal areas in selected jurisdictions...
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Centre for Child & Family Law and Policy Research Internships

2021 - 2022
The internships will involve: (i) conducting practice-based research on areas of law and practice governing children and adults in their private and family life – to include family law, public childca...
Funder: The Clark Foundation for Legal Education

Research Network to create Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre for Scottish Child and Family Law and Policy

2021 - 2023
Our Research Network will launch the unique Multi-Disciplinary Centre for Scottish Child and Family Law and Policy, building upon the successes and networking opportunities generated by our workshop s...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,500

Child Welfare Hearing Reports: Post 2015 reforms

2020 - 2021
The research proposes to examine how, if at all, practice in the commissioning, preparation and use of CWHR has changed since 2015. In particular, to what extend are CWHR used, if at all, to provide e...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £5,997

Exploring experiences of miscarriages of justice

2019 - 2023
The proposed research will explore victims’ experiences of miscarriages of justice. It will investigate the narratives that individuals who have been wrongfully imprisoned have to share about their li...
Funder: British Academy | Value: £7,952

Scottish Parliament Research Project: Family Law (Scotland) Bill 2019

2019 - 2019
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee. The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Funder: The Scottish Parliament | Value: £4,872

Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament: Critical Reflection on the Development of Child and Family Law

2018 - 2020
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament. This project involves the creation of a workshop series about law-making for children and their families by the Sco...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,400

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2021
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

The local provision of restorative justice in Scotland: an exploratory empirical study

2018 - 2019
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,684

The authority of international criminal law

2018 - 2018
Book project on the authority of international criminal law. The funding would be used to take up the offered position of Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, to benefit from the researc...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £8,280

The authority of international criminal law

2018 - 2019
This research project aims to provide a theory of authority in international criminal law. The question explored by the project overall is what authority international criminal law possesses, and from...
Funder: Society of Legal Scholars | Value: £1,800

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