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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...

Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2021)
Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.571005
Article 12(3) CRPD requires states parties to provide access by persons with disabilities to the support they may require in exercising their legal capacity. This is to ensure...

Book Review: 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law'

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (in press)
Book Review: 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law'. Juridical Review,
Review of 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law', by K McK Norrie (published 23-7-2020).

Judicial Training Brief - Children (Scotland) Act 2020

Report
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2020)
Judicial Training Brief - Children (Scotland) Act 2020. Judicial Institute for Scotland
Abstract not available.

Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2020)
Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law. Journal of Media Law, 12(2), 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. (2021)
Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 102-106. 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. (2020)
"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, 67(4), 358-374. 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...

Huawei and TikTok are at the forefront of a new drift to regionalism – many others will follow

Other
Niu, Z. (2020)
Huawei and TikTok are at the forefront of a new drift to regionalism – many others will follow. https://theconversation.com/huawei-and-tiktok-are-at-the-forefront-of-a-new-drift-to-regionalism-many-others-will-follow-143306
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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 - 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 - 2022
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

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