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A perspective on the Rome Statute's defence of duress: The role of imminence (2018)
Journal Article
Moran, C. F. (2018). A perspective on the Rome Statute's defence of duress: The role of imminence. International Criminal Law Review, 18(1), 154-177. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718123-01801001

The concept of duress encapsulated in Article 31(1)(d) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is a novel inclusion in a statute created to allow prosecution of serious crimes against the person in international criminal law. Despite... Read More about A perspective on the Rome Statute's defence of duress: The role of imminence.

Mental Health Law in a Global Context (2017)
Book Chapter
Stavert, J. (2017). Mental Health Law in a Global Context. In The Palgrave Handbook of Sociocultural Perspectives on Global Mental Health, (329-349). Palgrave Macmillan

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Book review: Community Punishment: European Perspectives McNeil,Fergus,Robinson,Gwen (eds), Community Punishment: European Perspectives, Routledge: London, 2016; 9781138783782, 9781138818644, (2017)
Journal Article
Morrison, K. (2017). Book review: Community Punishment: European Perspectives McNeil,Fergus,Robinson,Gwen (eds), Community Punishment: European Perspectives, Routledge: London, 2016; 9781138783782, 9781138818644,. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 17(5), 643-645. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895816663860

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Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being (2016)
Book
E. E. Sutherland, & L. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), (2016). Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consideration in all actions concerning children, and requires States Parties to... Read More about Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being.

Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom (2016)
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’. However, the paradigms of family life, and child-rearing, are constantly... Read More about Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom.

Crime prevention and the development of the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS). (2015)
Journal Article
Aston, E. V., & Lum, C. (2015). Crime prevention and the development of the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS). Scottish Justice Matters, 3(2), 17-18

THE Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS) is a knowledge exchange tool which aims to provide easy access to evidence on policing and community safety from Scotland and farther afield. It has emerged against the backdrop of a collaborati... Read More about Crime prevention and the development of the Safer Communities Evidence Matrix Scotland (SCEMS)..

The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence (2015)
Thesis
Grier, N. The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9164

This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are dominant in certain areas of business law, these themes being:  achieving the balance between the interests of debtors and creditors,  the use of legislation to alter business... Read More about The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence.

‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’ (2015)
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 the context of childhood accidental injury in Scotland. It is argued that Sc... Read More about ‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’.

Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2015, April). Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference

Equal recognition before the law of persons with mental disabilities, as identified as a right in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), has the potential to reshape mental health and incapacity laws nation... Read More about Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland..

Discursive fields and subject positions: becoming 'victim', 'offender' and 'community' in restorative justice. (2014)
Journal Article
Maglione, G. (2014). Discursive fields and subject positions: becoming 'victim', 'offender' and 'community' in restorative justice. Restorative Justice, 2, 327-348. https://doi.org/10.5235/20504721.2.3.327

This article offers an understanding of the concepts of 'victim', 'offender' and 'community' in restorative justice, looking at their discursive origins. Following a short literature overview, the paper conceptualises, in a Foucauldian perspective, r... Read More about Discursive fields and subject positions: becoming 'victim', 'offender' and 'community' in restorative justice..

Enlightened shareholder value: did directors deliver? (2014)
Journal Article
Grier, N. (2014). Enlightened shareholder value: did directors deliver?. Juridical Review, 95,

S.172 of the Companies Act 2006 was meant to encourage company directors to behave properly. The evidence is that the wording of s.172 was well intentioned but naive, and that market forces and simpler wording would be more effective.