Dr Shih-Ning Then (Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology), presented a seminar in November 2018, on supported decision-making legal developments in Australia and the ‘Effective decision-making support’ project. More about Effective decision-making support: Most people require support when making decisions about their lives. They may talk to friends and family, or seek support from
Online publication of a collaborative paper ‘Legal capacity, mental capacity and supported decision-making: Report from a panel event’ in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. Authors: Jillian Craigie, Michael Bach, Sándor Gurbai, Arlene Kanter, Scott Y.H.Kim, Oliver Lewis, Graham Morgan Abstract Against a backdrop of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities having been
On 12 April 2018, a panel workshop event was held at the King’s Transnational Law Summit, bringing together members from across the Mental Health and Justice work streams and invited panel members, to discuss the moral and political concerns motivating current positions on mental incapacity as a basis for limiting legal capacity and the implications
University of Cambridge, UK University of Cambridge are pleased to be able to offer a funded, three-year PhD, starting in October, 2018, relating to adults with intellectual (learning) and/or other neurodevelopmental disabilities. The PhD will be supervised by Dr Isabel Clare (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge), with Dr Jillian Craigie (Dickson Poon School of
Matt Matravers gave the keynote address at the Faculty of Law, University of Chile as part of a seminar on ‘Intellectual, cognitive and psychosocial disability before the law’. The seminar was the concluding session of a ‘Week of Inclusion’ at the University. Matt’s talk was based on research done by Paul Skowron, presented under the
Paul Skowron has been appointed as the Wellcome Research Fellow on work stream 1. He will be based at the University of York Law School and will be working primarily with Professor Matt Matravers and Dr Jillian Craigie.
Today, Work stream 1 collaborator Michael Bach appeared on Radio 4’s Today programme, raising his concerns about extending Canadian legalised medical assistance to die to cases where the condition in question is psychological. Link
June 26th – 28th 2017 Jillian Craigie (Work stream 1) took part in a seminar and workshop in Santiago, Chile, reviewing draft law on legal capacity for people with mental disabilities, facilitated by the European Union EUROsociAL+ programme Further information