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Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity

Journal Article
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2018)
Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity. International Journal of Human Rights, 22(1), 70-89. https://doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2017.1390307
The right to health has been somewhat neglected in discussions about human rights at both national and international levels. States are often reluctant to implement socio-econ...

The legal implications of dementia in the workplace

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017)
The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X17000642
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...

Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform

Report
Stavert, J., & McKay, C. (2017)
Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. 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.

Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide

Report
Stavert, J. (2016)
Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. 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...

Mental health, incapacity and the law in Scotland.

Book
Stavert, J., & Patrick, H. (2016)
Mental health, incapacity and the law in Scotland. Bloomsbury Publishing
This highly regarded book is a comprehensive and up to date guide to mental health law in Scotland. Every aspect of mental health law is explained, including tribunal procedur...

The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK

Report
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. University of Essex - AHRC

Deprivation of Liberty update

Other
Stavert, J. (2015)
Deprivation of Liberty update

The exercise of legal capacity, supported decision- making and Scotland’s mental health and incapacity legislation: working with CRPD challenges.

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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...

Deprivation of liberty update: Stankov v Bulgaria.

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2015)
Deprivation of liberty update: Stankov v Bulgaria. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 55, 2-5
No abstract available.

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...