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Peter Chiene Lecture: The Encyclopedism of Renaissance Humanist Jurists - Xavier Prévost

The event was hosted by the Centre for Legal History. Professor Xavier Prévost, junior member of the Institut universitaire de France and professor of legal history at the University of…

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Crime, Justice & Society Seminars x Empirical Legal Research Network: Prof Lucia Zedner

The Crime, Justice & Society Seminar Series and the Empirical Legal Research Network present:'Governing by think tank? From experts to idealogues in UK criminal justice…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series: A triad approach to discharge demands from patients with questionable mental capacity

Patients discharging themselves from care in the hospital against medical advice in Singapore, as in elsewhere, is not an infrequent occurrence. In patients assessed as lacking the mental capacity to…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - “Mental Health Law in the United Kingdom – same questions, different answers and different trajectories.”

“Over recent years, it has become increasingly clear that the different constituent parts of the United Kingdom are taking very different approaches to the dilemmas posed by mental ill-health,…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series: Blurred Boundaries: Community Treatment Orders as Instruments of Racial Surveillance

The Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) is a coercive piece of legislation that authorises the compulsory detention and treatment of people with mental disorders who are perceived to pose a risk to…

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Lauren Benton - Podcast Episode

In March 2024, Edinburgh Law School welcomed Professor Lauren Benton as its first Dean’s Fellow. Professor Benton is the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History and Professor of Law at Yale…

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CJS Seminar: Jasmina Arnež

The Crime, Justice & Society Seminar Series presentsThe Youth Justice Paradox: Young Lives in the Shadows of Slovenian Penal ExceptionalismAbout the eventThis lecture illuminates the concealed…

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CJS Seminar: Kamau Wairuri

The Crime, Justice & Society Seminar Series presents“We know that he is gay, but how do we prove it?”: Police officer perspectives on the policing of queer people in Kenya"This…

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Mason Institute Webinar The role of futility

About the eventIn early cases considering the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment from adult patients lacking capacity due to prolonged disorders of consciousness, futility…

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CJS Seminar: Rachel Ferguson

The Crime, Justice & Society Seminar Series presentsThe child as an object of sexual protection in criminal law: what the past can tell us about the present.Rachel Ferguson (Glasgow Caledonian…

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CJSSeminar_ Marianela Delgado

The Crime, Justice & Society Seminar Series presentsGender-motivated crimes: An overview of the challenges faced by criminalizing gender motives Marianela Delgado (University of Girona)About the…

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CJS Seminar Jamie Buchan

The Crime, Justice & Society Seminar Series presentsProgressive Penality as Performance Jamie Buchan, Edinburgh Napier UniversityAbut the speaker Jamie Buchan is a Lecturer in Criminology at…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - Death Investigations in Scotland: Examining Deaths in Care Homes During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Presenter: Gillian Mawdsley is a practising Scottish qualified solicitor. She is a Lecturer and tutor at the Open University, Edinburgh and Strathclyde Universities. She has a longstanding interest…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - Abortion Care in Ireland Negotiating the Legal Framework - good

Presenter: Professor Mary Donnelly (University College Cork, Ireland; Mason Institute Research Visitor, 2023)Overview of presentationUntil 1 January 2019, the provision of abortion care in Ireland…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - The Ethics of Medical Philanthropy Slavery, Colonialism, and the University of Edinburgh

Presenter: Dr Simon Buck, Research Fellow (University of Edinburgh’s Historical Links to African Enslavement and Colonialism, 2022-202), Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH),…

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Celebrating 40 Years of Mason and McCall Smith’s Law and Medical Ethics

In this video, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first publication of Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics. It is the UK’s leading textbook in medical law and ethics,…

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