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Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom

Book Chapter
Macfarlane, L. (2016)
Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. A. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : best interests, welfare and well-being, (149-164). (1). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
Article 3 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that in ‘all actions concerning children’ the ‘best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration’...

‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’

Journal Article
Macfarlane, L. (2015)
‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review, 26(2), 424-442
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...

What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence

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Levy, L., Santhkumaran, D., & Whitecross, R. W. (2014)
What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
A systematic review of the available literature based on a logic model approach to crime reduction.

The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court

Journal Article
Moran, C. F. (2018)
The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court. International Criminal Law Review, 18(5), 883-901. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718123-01805001
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 ...

"Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. (2018)
"Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan. Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 26,
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Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha

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Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha. In J. D. Schmidt (Ed.), Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness, 115-134. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7
During the 1990s, the High Court of Justice played a significant role in the promotion of Bhutanese culture, intertwining the development of the Bhutanese legal system with Bh...

Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development

Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2018)
Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(1), 101-107. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2018.0458
"A letter", Nietzsche once wrote, "is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises". Given the extremely personal nature of many family law judgments, it is r...

‘Unconscionability’ as an exception to the Principle of Autonomy of Letters of Credit: How well is it entrenched in Singaporean jurisdiction.

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2016)
‘Unconscionability’ as an exception to the Principle of Autonomy of Letters of Credit: How well is it entrenched in Singaporean jurisdiction. Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, 412-435
This paper examines the development and application of the "unconscionability" exception to the principle of autonomy of abstract payment undertakings in the jurisdiction of S...

Implementation of the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” in India

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2017)
Implementation of the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” in India. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 20(1), 89-98. https://doi.org/10.1108/jmlc-01-2016-0001
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the concept of “politically exposed persons (PEPs)” as provided under the Indian anti-money laundering (AML) regime,...

Managing money laundering risks in commercial letters of credit: Are banks in danger of non-compliance? A case study of the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Chhina, R. K. (2016)
Managing money laundering risks in commercial letters of credit: Are banks in danger of non-compliance? A case study of the United Kingdom. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 19(2), 158-168. https://doi.org/10.1108/jmlc-05-2015-0019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the role of banks in detecting and mitigating money laundering risks in trade finance activities, especially in com...

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