Associate Professor in Law
Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...
Martin, W., Michalowski, S., Stavert, J., Ward, A., Ruck Keene, A., Caughey, C., …McGregor, R. (2016). The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK. United Kingdom: University of Essex - AHRC
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.
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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...
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...
17 August 2018
17 August 2018
Have you ever admitted to something you didn't do? At home? At work? What would it take to own up to breaking the law? It's surprisingly common for innocent people to confess ...
19 July 2018
19 July 2018
It is difficult to imagine admitting to something that you didn't do, especially something so serious as committing murder. There are however numerous documented cases of inno...
05 April 2018
05 April 2018
Every day juries are given the responsibility of deciding the fate of those accused in criminal trials and key evidence can be the difference between innocent or guilty. Some ...
Chhina, R. K. (2017, August). Performance bonds under English law: A journey from a strictly ‘narrow’ fraud exception to an overly broad ‘breach of good faith’ exception. Paper presented at 4th Annual International Conference on Law and policy, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, UK
This paper critically examines the approach in English law to the application of the fraud exception to the principle of the autonomy of performance bonds. It establishes that...
Chhina, R. K. (2016, February). Implementation of the FATF Recommendations in Developing Countries with special focus on Recommendations 12 and 22 (Politically Exposed Persons): A Case Study from Indian Perspective. Paper presented at Academic International Conference on Business, Economics and Management, Dubai
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Moran, C. F. (2017). The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court. International Criminal Law Review, 18, 1-20. doi:10.1163/15718123-01851489
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 ...
Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), (26). doi:10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...
Whitecross, R. (2018). Thrims khang and the Setting of Justice: the spatial evolution of the Bhutanese Court of Justice. In S. Kumagai (Ed.), Buddhism, Culture and Society in BhutanNepal: Vajra Books/ Vajra Publications
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2017). 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). doi:10.3366/elr.2018.0458. ISSN 1364-9809
A letter”, Nietzsche once wrote, “is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises”.1 Given the extremely personal nature of many family law judgments, it is r...
Moran, C. F. (2017). Crystallising the International Rule of Law: Trump’s Accidental Contribution to International Law. Washburn Law Journal, 56(3), (491-506). ISSN 0043-0420
Moran, C. F. (2017). Human rights law. In N. Busby, & R. Zahn (Eds.), Studying EU law during and after Brexit, 81-84. Scotland: Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe
The European Union’s original focus was on economic integration among the six founding Member States. The task of securing human rights at a supranational level had been entru...
Moran, C. F. (in press). A perspective on the Rome Statute's defence of duress: The role of imminence. International Criminal Law Review. ISSN 1567-536X
Moran, C. F. (in press). Does The Rome Statute Respect Cassese's Legacy? The case of duress. The Hague Justice Journal
The decision to include defences at the International Criminal Court was never discussed in depth and indeed, a reading of the conference proceedings demonstrates that there w...
Curley, L. (2017). Decision Making Process of Jurors. In B. Baker, R. Minhas, & L. Wilson (Eds.), Factbook: Psychology and Law(2). Kelowna: European Association of Psychology and Law Student Society
Moran, C. F. (2017). How Donald Trump’s bull-in-a-china-shop shtick is strengthening international law. The Conversation
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
The Stand's New Town Theatre (Venue 7), Studio
16 August 2018
The Banshee Labyrinth, Niddrie Street, Edinburgh, EL1 1LG
18 July 2018
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh
4 April 2018