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Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (in press)
Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law. Journal of Media Law, https://doi.org/10.1080/17577632.2020.1831141
In Norowzian v Arks Ltd. (No.2) the Court of Appeal determined that the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 protects films as dramatic works. What, conceptually and in pra...

The Vita Cragii of James Baillie

Book Chapter
Dodd, L. (2020)
The Vita Cragii of James Baillie. In A. M. Godfrey (Ed.), Miscellany VIII (265-283). Edinburgh: Stair Society. https://doi.org/10.36098/stairsoc/misc8.7
A Latin edition and annotated English translation of the advocate James Baillie's 1732 biography of Thomas Craig.

Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (in press)
Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12695
It is clear that police in many jurisdictions are increasingly being called out to situations involving persons with mental distress. In Scotland, for example, notifications o...

"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community

Journal Article
Maycock, M., McGuckin, K., & Morrison, K. (in press)
"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community. Probation Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550520954898
Between 2015 and 2019, forty-one Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) supported people serving short sentences leaving custody across eleven Scottish Prison Service (SPS) estab...

Respecting the autonomy of the living and dying

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (in press)
Respecting the autonomy of the living and dying. Journal of Integrated Care, https://doi.org/10.1108/JICA-06-2020-0038
Purpose To inform those who are supporting persons who are dying and are responsible for planning, commissioning or delivering palliative care about the need to support and ma...

Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’

Journal Article
Stavert, J., & McKay, C. (2020)
Scottish mental health and capacity law: The normal, pandemic and ‘new normal’. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 71, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2020.101593
A state’s real commitment to its international human rights obligations is never more challenged than when it faces emergency situations. Addressing actual and potential resou...

The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment

Journal Article
Van Zyl Smit, D., & Morrison, K. (2020)
The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 28(1), 76-102. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718174-02801004
More people are serving life sentences in Scotland as a proportion of the national population than in any other country in Europe. Yet Scotland claims to adopt a welfarist rat...

Scottish Government Consultation Response: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

Other
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2019)
Scottish Government Consultation Response: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law
Response to the Scottish Government Consultation: Incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law. Response 308224602 by Dr Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfa...

No Oral Modification Clauses: Solid as a Rock

Journal Article
Dodd, L. (2019)
No Oral Modification Clauses: Solid as a Rock. Juridical Review, 2019(4), 342-349
This is an analysis of the 2018 UK Supreme Court case Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd, which concerned the legal validity of No Oral Modification cla...

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.
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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 - 2022
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

The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland: The views and experiences of patients, Named Persons, Practitioners and Tribunal members

2017 - 2021
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...
Funder: Nuffield Foundation | Value: £258,786

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland

2016 - 2018
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £47,327

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