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
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
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
Research Network Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Lecturer in medical ethics, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. Pat will collaborate on research in WS1 on questions of identification with impairments and the implications for support, particularly in relation to the notion of neurodiversity. She will be a member of a Work Stream 1 advisory group.
Research Network Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Senior lecturer in law, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. John has expertise in criminal law and jurisprudence. He has particular interests in legal capacity in relation to consent to sex in both criminal and civil law, and will be part of the advisory group for Work Stream
Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mental Health and Justice at York Law School. Paul has expertise in mental capacity law, especially in England and Wales. He will be involved in Work Stream 1, investigating the philosophical underpinnings of the CRPD and some of its potential implications.