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Vulnerability and Private International Law: Mapping a Normative Approach Towards Asymmetrical Substantive Equality (2022)
Book Chapter
Gillies, L. (in press). Vulnerability and Private International Law: Mapping a Normative Approach Towards Asymmetrical Substantive Equality. In J. Borg-Barthet, K. Trimmings, B. Yüksel Ripley, & P. Živkovic (Eds.), From Theory to Practice in Private International Law: Gedächtnisschrift for Professor Jonathan Fitchen. Oxford: Hart Publishing

The first two decades of this century have already witnessed an increasing range of inequalities between individuals across borders. These inequalities are socio-legal or socio-economic challenges which manifest as vulnerability. Operating at the le... Read More about Vulnerability and Private International Law: Mapping a Normative Approach Towards Asymmetrical Substantive Equality.

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021). The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813

In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be future-proof in the face of social upheaval, such as the current pandemic. Draw... Read More about The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics.

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2021). Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review, 48(2), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.5325/hungarianstud.48.2.0199

This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose the inherently unstable and somewhat queer nature of populist nationalisms. I... Read More about Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present.

Book Review: 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law' (2021)
Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2021). Book Review: 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law'. Juridical Review, 2021(1), 59-61

Review of 'A History of Scottish Child Protection Law', by K McK Norrie (published 23-7-2020).

The Scottish Witch Hunts: the Religious and Legal Contexts (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Dodd, L. (2021, October). The Scottish Witch Hunts: the Religious and Legal Contexts. Paper presented at Witches' Stories: Folk healers and midwives accused and persecuted for helping others (1563-1736), Edinburgh [Online]

An examination of the religious and legal contexts for the witch hunts of 16th and 17th century Scotland.

The Scots Law of Intestacy: Whence? Where? Whither? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Dodd, L. (2021, September). The Scots Law of Intestacy: Whence? Where? Whither?. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Research Seminar Series, Edinburgh

An overview of the origins of current Scots intestacy law, the major problems posed by the current intestacy regime, and proposals for the possible reform.

Harmonising insolvency law in the EU: New thoughts on old ideas in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Ghio, E., Boon, G., Ehmke, D., Gant, J., Langkjaer, L., & Vaccari, E. (2021). Harmonising insolvency law in the EU: New thoughts on old ideas in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Insolvency Review, 30(3), 427-459. https://doi.org/10.1002/iir.1432

While the harmonisation of insolvency law in the European Union (EU) has been a top priority on the European institutions’ agenda in the last decade, it is well known that this endeavour has been slow and has often met resistance from the Member Stat... Read More about Harmonising insolvency law in the EU: New thoughts on old ideas in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Challenges For Transnational Civil And Commercial Law In The Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rethinking the Role of Law and Legal Institutions (2021)
Journal Article
Ghio, E., & Perlingeiro, R. (2021). New Challenges For Transnational Civil And Commercial Law In The Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rethinking the Role of Law and Legal Institutions. Juris Poiesis, 24(35), 383-385

This issue of the Juris Poesis Journal features extended abstracts of papers which have been presented at the roundtable entitled ‘New Challenges for Transnational Civil and Commercial Law in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic’, hosted by the Law and... Read More about New Challenges For Transnational Civil And Commercial Law In The Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Rethinking the Role of Law and Legal Institutions.

Legal Practice in Modern History (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Dodd, L. (2021, May). Legal Practice in Modern History. Paper presented at Legal History in Modern Practice, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

The Romans envisioned history as a moral didactic, the purpose of which was to present stories about deeds accomplished by historical figures and to challenge readers to emulate those deeds, often by contrasting, for rhetorical purposes, the supposed... Read More about Legal Practice in Modern History.

Out of the mouths of babes: listening to children of all ages in family court cases (2021)
Journal Article
Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2021). Out of the mouths of babes: listening to children of all ages in family court cases. The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland,

Critical overview of amendments made by the Children (S) Act 2020 to cases brought under Part 1 of the Children (S) Act 1995 (e.g. contact/residence disputes). These amendments are intended to better align Scottish Law with the contemporary understan... Read More about Out of the mouths of babes: listening to children of all ages in family court cases.

National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises (2021)
Book
Ghio, E., & Perlingeiro, R. (Eds.). (in press). National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises. Springer

This edited volume investigates legal convergence. It takes an international and thematical approach where chapters focus on how selected legal areas in selected jurisdictions have responded to contemporary crises. The volume aims to provide some ins... Read More about National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises.

Core notions and terminology (2021)
Book Chapter
Ghio, E. (in press). Core notions and terminology. In E. Ghio, & R. Perlingeiro (Eds.), National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises. Springer

Introduction: Crises, convergence and divergence (2021)
Book Chapter
Ghio, E. (in press). Introduction: Crises, convergence and divergence. In E. Ghio, & R. Perlingeiro (Eds.), National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises. Springer

The Role of Harmonisation in Times of Crisis (2021)
Book Chapter
Ghio, E. (in press). The Role of Harmonisation in Times of Crisis. In E. Ghio, & R. Perlingeiro (Eds.), National Legal Systems: Convergence or Divergence? Lessons from Contemporary Crises. Springer

Globalisation generally and European integration more specifically have led to calls the minimisation of legal diversity which can result in transaction costs and the lack of level-playing field for cross-border actors. One of the prevailing methods... Read More about The Role of Harmonisation in Times of Crisis.

Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change? (2021)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2021). Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.571005

Article 12(3) CRPD requires states parties to provide access by persons with disabilities to the support they may require in exercising their legal capacity. This is to ensure that the rights, will and preferences of persons with disabilities are enj... Read More about Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?.

Transposing the preventive restructuring directive 2019 into French insolvency law: Rethinking the role of the judge and rebalancing creditors' rights (2020)
Journal Article
Ghio, E. (2021). Transposing the preventive restructuring directive 2019 into French insolvency law: Rethinking the role of the judge and rebalancing creditors' rights. International Insolvency Review, 30(1), 54-74. https://doi.org/10.1002/iir.1401

In June 2019, the European Union adopted the Directive on Preventive Restructuring Frameworks. The objective of the Directive is to introduce a level-playing field across all Member States in the area of pre-insolvency restructuring. Member States ha... Read More about Transposing the preventive restructuring directive 2019 into French insolvency law: Rethinking the role of the judge and rebalancing creditors' rights.