Stavert, J. (2015). Deprivation of Liberty update. Edinburgh
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017). Domestic legislation and international human rights standards: the case of mental health and incapacity. International Journal of Human Rights, doi:10.1080/13642987.2017.1390307. ISSN 1364-2987
The right to health has been somewhat neglected in discussions about human rights at both national and international levels. States are often reluctant to implement socio-econ...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017). The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, (1-16). doi:10.1017/S0144686X17000642. ISSN 0144-686X
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...
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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK
government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
21 June 2017
21 June 2017
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
Stavert, J. & Patrick, H. (2016). Mental health, incapacity and the law in Scotland. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 9781847667243
This highly regarded book is a comprehensive and up to date guide to mental health law in Scotland. Every aspect of mental health law is explained, including tribunal procedur...
Stavert, J. (in press). Mental Health Law in a Global Context. In Palgrave Handbook of Global Mental Health: Sociocultural Perspectives, eds. Drs Ross White, Ursula Read, Sumeet Jain and David OrrPalgrave Macmillan
Stavert, J. (2015). The Exercise of Legal Capacity, Supported Decision-Making and Scotland’s Mental Health and Incapacity Legislation: Working with CRPD Challenges. Laws. 4(2), 296-313. doi:10.3390/laws4020296. ISSN 2075-471X
Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly as interpreted in the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities General Com...
Stavert, J. (2015). The exercise of legal capacity, supported decision- making and Scotland’s mental health and incapacity legislation: working with CRPD challenges. Laws. 4(2), 296-313. doi:10.3390/laws4020296
Stavert, J. (2014). Deprivation of liberty and persons with incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling. Edinburgh Law Review. 19, 129-134. doi:10.3366/elr.2015.0257. ISSN 1364-9809
Stavert, J. (2014). Psychiatric patients, detention in conditions of excessive security, and the UK Supreme Court. SCOLAG legal journal. 436, 30. ISSN 1749-7671
Jill Stavert provides a note on the judgement of the Supreme Court in G(AP) v Scottish Ministers.
Stavert, J. (2013). 'Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill'. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter. 41
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Stavert, J. (2013). Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter. 41
Stavert, J. (2013). Substituted decision makers and the interaction between the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter
It is sometimes the case that separate pieces of legislation which, in some respects, cover similar issues, produce anomalies. This would appear to be the case wi...
Stavert, J. (2012). Added value: using human rights to support psychiatric advance statements. Edinburgh Law Review. 17, 210. doi:10.3366/elr.2013.0155. ISSN 1364-9809
Stavert, J. (2011). Deaths of psychiatric patients, Article 2 ECHR and proper investigation: a case for reform in Scotland?. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin. 419, 206. ISSN 0264-8717
Patrick, H., Stavert, J. & Malcolm, J. (2011). 'The right to life, and to proper inquiries on death: A human rights perspective on the investigation of deaths of psychiatric patients in Scotland?'. Juridical Review. 1, 51. ISSN 0022-6785
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...