• Legal capacity, mental capacity and supported decision-making: Report from a panel event

    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

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  • Mental Health & Disabilities, King’s Transnational Law Summit 2018

    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

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  • Problems of Control: Alcohol Dependency & Mental Capacity Tests | MHEL

    Mental Health, Ethics & Law seminar Wednesday 21 February, 2018 “Problems of Control: Alcohol Dependency & Mental Capacity Tests” Seminar Room 1, IoPPN, 16 de Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF, 16.00 – 18.00 Dr Jillian Craigie will speak on the application of mental capacity tests in criminal and civil contexts. This paper investigates the ability of mental incapacity tests

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  • PhD Studentship in Supported Decision-Making 2018

    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

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  • Event: EUROsociAL+ Workshop & Seminar, Santiago

    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

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  • Jillian Craigie

    Work stream 1 Enabling Legal Capacity Through Decision-Making Support. Lecturer in medical ethics, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. Jill has expertise in mental health ethics, neuroethics and philosophical psychology. She will lead on WS1 and contribute widely across the research network.  

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