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  • Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. 

    Christie, Sarah
    CHRISTIE, S. 2017. Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 5(1), pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7590/221354017X14901892827392
    In the context of an ageing population, end-of-life care planning is increasingly important. The law in Scotland does not, as yet, take the active and specific steps to help address this that are evident in other jurisdictions. ...
  • The justification of punishment. 

    Christie, Sarah (W. Green., 2001)
    CHRISTIE, S., 2001. The justification of punishment. In: S. CHRISTIE, Inchoate crimes : incitement, conspiracy and attempts in Scottish criminal law. Edinburgh: W. Green. Chapter 8.
  • Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. 

    Christie, Sarah; Anderson, Maggie (Uitgeverij Paris bv. http://dx.doi.org/0.7590/221354013X13823631596237, 2013-11)
    CHRISTIE, S. and ANDERSON, M., 2013. Making treatment decisions for the future: advance directives and the question of legislative clarity. Journal of Medical Law and Ethics, 2013 (2) pp. 85 - 109
    This article sets out to consider the extent to which advance directives can be used as an effective means to entrench personal autonomy, and, in the light of their statutory form in numerous other jurisdictions, consider ...
  • Provocation and non-violent homosexual advances. 

    Christie, Sarah (Vathek Publishing., 1999-12)
    OLIVER, S., 1999. Provocation and non-violent homosexual advances. Journal of Criminal Law, 63 (6), pp. 586-592
    Some controversial areas of provocation have been developed to a significant extent in foreign jurisdictions before migrating to England and Scotland. The most obvious example is that of the ‘battered women defence’ which ...
  • Provocation – pushing the reasonable man too far? 

    Christie, Sarah (Vathek Publishing., 2000-08)
    CHRISTIE, S., 2000. Provocation – pushing the reasonable man too far? Journal of Criminal Law, 64 (4) pp. 409-415.
    Almost every aspect of the partial defence of provocation has caused considerable debate over the years. Areas of difficulty range from the question of when the issue should be left to the jury, to the relevance of the ...
  • The relevance of harm as the criterion for the punishment of impossible attempts. 

    Christie, Sarah (Vathek. http://dx.doi.org/1350/jcla.2009.73.2.561, 2009-04)
    CHRISTIE, S., 2009. The relevance of harm as the criterion for the punishment of impossible attempts. Journal of Criminal Law 73(2), pp. 153-161.
    There has been much debate about the relevance of punishment in cases of impossible attempts. This article sets out the current position in Anglo-American jurisdictions and considers the rationale behind punishment in ...
  • The use of ADR methods in the context of the barriers obstructing access to non ADR justice in Indian sub-continent. 

    Amjad, Muhammad (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, Law, 2016-06-01)
    AMJAD, M. 2016. The use of ADR methods in the context of the barriers obstructing access to non ADR justice in Indian sub-continent. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.
    This research considers the related questions on access to justice in India sub-continent: what exactly is wrong with the judiciary, what is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and why do people prefer it to the judiciary ...
  • Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. 

    Onyejekwe, Chisa (Robert Gordon University Law School, 2017-01-01)
    ONYEJEKWE, N.C. 2017. Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The recession that started in the late 2000s has created significant economic and financial challenges globally and within nation states. In particular, oil-producing countries have been further affected by the fall in oil ...