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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...

Book review: Karman: A Brief Treatise on Action, Guilt, and Gesture

Journal Article
Giuseppe, M. (2020)
Book review: Karman: A Brief Treatise on Action, Guilt, and Gesture. European Journal of Social Theory, 23(2), 278-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368431019852710
No abstract available.

Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2018)
Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), 26. https://doi.org/10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...

Review of "Reimagining Restorative Justice: Agency And Accountability In The Criminal Process"

Journal Article
Maglione, G. (2018)
Review of "Reimagining Restorative Justice: Agency And Accountability In The Criminal Process". Rutgers Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books,
No abstract available.

Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2018)
Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(1), 101-107. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2018.0458
"A letter", Nietzsche once wrote, "is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises". Given the extremely personal nature of many family law judgments, it is r...

Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England

Journal Article
Skinns, L., Rice, L., Sprawson, A., & Wooff, A. (2017)
Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 40(3), 601-613. https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-06-2016-0077
For the most part, the procedural justice model has been found to generalise across different social groups and social contexts in the Anglo-American world (e.g. Jackson et al...

Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E)

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E). Edinburgh Law Review, 21(2), 269-275. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0419
No abstract available.

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

Report
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...

Beyond criminal justice: connecting justice and sustainability

Journal Article
Hallenberg, K. M., & Haddow, C. (2016)
Beyond criminal justice: connecting justice and sustainability. Law Teacher, 50(3), 352-370. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069400.2016.1262985
The potential of higher education in advancing sustainability has been widely accepted and even partly realised, although a wholesale reorientation of core activities and curr...

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. Barnes MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (213-230). New York: Cambridge University Press
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...