Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...
Stavert, J. & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Edinburgh: 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.
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.
Macfarlane, L. (2010, January). An overview of changing legislaiton for Additional Support Needs. Paper presented at Additional Support Needs Conference: CLT
Macfarlane, L. (2009, September). Parents' and Pupils' Rights. Paper presented at Education Law for Teachers: CLT 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.
Macfarlane, L. (2008, September). Education Law and the Child's place. Paper presented at Central Law Training: Education Law Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2008, April). Children's Views in the Family Court Process. Paper presented at Central Law Training, Child Law Conference
Macfarlane, L. (2005, June). Reflections on Gender Recognition: civil and criminal aspects. Paper presented at Scottish Universities Law Conference
Whitecross, R. (2018). " Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan. Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 26,
Curley, L. J., MacLean, R., Murray, J., Pollock, A. C., & Laybourn, P. (in press). Threshold Utilisation in Juror Decision Making. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, doi:10.1080/13218719.2018.1485520
The current research aimed to identify whether a model of juror decision making (i.e. the threshold model) that encompasses both rational and intuitive decision m...
Curley, L. J., Maclean, R., Murray, J., Laybourn, P., & Brown, D. (in press). The bastard verdict and its influence on jurors. Medicine, Science and the Law, doi:10.1177/0025802418811740
The Scottish Legal system is a unique jurisdiction as jurors are able to give Not Proven verdicts in addition to the well-known Anglo-American verdicts (Guilty and Not Guilty)...
Moran, C. F. (2017). The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court. International Criminal Law Review, 18, 1-20. doi:10.1163/15718123-01851489
This research examines the problem of the authority of the International Criminal Court (ICC), focusing on its claim to jurisdiction as its primary exercise of authority. The ...
Macfarlane, L. (2018). Rethinking Childhood Contributory Negligence: 'Blame', 'Fault' - but what about Children's Rights?. Juridical Review, 75-97
Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that the child’s ‘best interests… shall be a primary consideration’ in all actions concerning th...
Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), (26). doi: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 ...