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Why are directors afraid of help?

Journal Article
Ghio, E., & Thomson, D. (in press)
Why are directors afraid of help?. Chicago-Kent Law Review,
Corporate insolvency laws and procedures have changed significantly over the last decades in the UK, especially since the publication of the Cork Report in 1982. The report no...

Scottish Mental Health Law Review: Final Report

Report
McKay, C., Stavert, J., Scott, J., Martin, K., Rankin, A., & Morgan, G. (2022)
Scottish Mental Health Law Review: Final Report. Scottish Government
Report commissioned by Scottish Ministers to review Scottish mental health, capacity and adult protection law, to improve the rights and protections of persons with a mental d...

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

Report
Stavert, J., Brown, M. J., & McDonald, A. (2022)
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland: the views and experiences of Patients, Named Persons, Practitioners and Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland members. Nuffield Foundation

Vulnerability and Private International Law: Mapping a Normative Approach Towards Asymmetrical Substantive Equality

Book Chapter
Gillies, L. (in press)
Vulnerability and Private International Law: Mapping a Normative Approach Towards Asymmetrical Substantive Equality. In J. Borg-Barthet, K. Trimmings, B. Yüksel Ripley, & P. Živkovic (Eds.), From Theory to Practice in Private International Law: Gedächtnisschrift for Professor Jonathan Fitchen. Oxford: Hart Publishing
The first two decades of this century have already witnessed an increasing range of inequalities between individuals across borders. These inequalities are socio-legal or soc...

COVID-19 Related State Aid for the Airline Sector: EU Courts Not Hesitant to Remove the Commission’s Stamp of Approval

Journal Article
Stirling, G. (2022)
COVID-19 Related State Aid for the Airline Sector: EU Courts Not Hesitant to Remove the Commission’s Stamp of Approval. Air and space law, 47(2), 145-166. https://doi.org/10.54648/aila2022010
This article considers the significant amounts of State aid provided to European airlines in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, three recent challenges in the EU General Court...

Adapting or Discarding the Status Quo? Supporting the Exercise of Legal Capacity in Scottish Law and Practice

Book Chapter
Stavert, J. (2022)
Adapting or Discarding the Status Quo? Supporting the Exercise of Legal Capacity in Scottish Law and Practice. In M. Donnelly, R. Harding, & E. Tascioglu (Eds.), Supporting Legal Capacity in Socio-Legal Context. Hart Publishing

Extending the judicial checklist in Scottish family court cases: an exercise of caution or a missed opportunity?

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2022)
Extending the judicial checklist in Scottish family court cases: an exercise of caution or a missed opportunity?. Edinburgh Law Review, 26(1), 107-112. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2022.0743

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics

Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021)
The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813
In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be futu...

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

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2021)
Book Review: 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law'. Juridical Review, 2021(1), 59-61
Review of 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law', by K McK Norrie (published 23-7-2020).

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2021)
Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review, 48(2), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.5325/hungarianstud.48.2.0199
This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose th...
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RESIST - Fostering Queer-Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics

2022 - 2026
Anti-gender politics pose a grave threat to modern democratic formations because they challenge people's everyday survival, bodily integrity, and self-determination. Anti-gender spans the political sp...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £443,089

Co-produced career guidance intervention for people living with dementia

2021 - 2023
Project, led by Dr Louise Ritchie of the University of the West of Scotland and Co-investigators (Prof Debbie Tolson and Emma Bolger of University of the Westof Scotland, Dr Valerie Egdell and Katie B...
Funder: Alzheimer Society

Centre for Child & Family Law and Policy Research Internships

2021 - 2022
The internships will involve: (i) conducting practice-based research on areas of law and practice governing children and adults in their private and family life – to include family law, public childca...
Funder: The Clark Foundation for Legal Education | Value: £3,399

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 - 2023
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 - 2022
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

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