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  • Corporate criminal liability in the United Kingdom: determining the appropriate mechanism of imputation. 

    Nana, Constantine Ntsanyu (The Robert Gordon University Department of Law, 2009-09)
    The objectives of this thesis are twofold: firstly, demonstrate that the string of contradictions stretching across substantive and procedural corporate criminal law may be avoided if courts refer to an appropriate ...
  • Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. 

    Christie, Sarah (Round Hall., 2006)
    CHRISTIE, S., 2006. Crimes against the foetus: the rights and wrongs of protecting the unborn. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 12 (2), pp. 65-76.
  • 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, (accepted).
    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 ...