Research explorer tool

28 results

Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2014)
Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 41,
No abstract available.

Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2013)
Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements. Edinburgh Law Review, 17(2), 210-223. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2013.0155
Patient autonomy, regarded as a fundamental principle underlying medical ethics,1 is reinforced by numerous international instruments. Integral to this is advance treatment pl...

Deaths of psychiatric patients, Article 2 ECHR and proper investigation: a case for reform in Scotland?

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2012)
Deaths of psychiatric patients, Article 2 ECHR and proper investigation: a case for reform in Scotland?. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 419, 206

Glor v Switzerland: Article 14 ECHR, disability and non-discrimination, Case comment.

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2010)
Glor v Switzerland: Article 14 ECHR, disability and non-discrimination, Case comment. Edinburgh Law Review, 14, 141

Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2010)
Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 393, 143
It is vital that a person with mental disorder has equal access to the law without discrimination, whether or not they have capacity. This article examines issues relating to ...

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2009)
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder. Green's Scottish Human Rights Journal, 47, 2
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis­abilities ("CRPD") and its Optional Protocol1 came into force on May 3,2008 and the UK government ratified them on June 8, ...

Independence and effectiveness: the future of the Mental Welfare Commission

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2009)
Independence and effectiveness: the future of the Mental Welfare Commission. Scots Law Times, 27, 161

From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe.

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2007)
From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 356, 119-125
Jill Stavert, Lecturer in law at Napier University, reviews the treatment of mental health as a social and political issue and identified challenges still to be met.