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Ms. Hope Davidson

Biography

Dr Hope Davidson is a former solicitor and an Irish Research Council Scholar. She has a BA in History from Trinity College, an LLM in Health & Care Law from University College Cork, and a PhD from the University of Limerick. Her doctoral thesis was entitled 'Decision-making in dementia care: from protection to participation'.

Research Interests

Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law - Medical Law - Law and Ethics - Research Ethics

Teaching Interests

Tort
Constitutional Law
Legal Systems and Methods
Medical Law
Nursing Law
Research Ethics.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2016 - Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship

Publications

Book Chapter

2016

Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities
Hope Davidson, Jennifer Schweppe
An Introduction to Research Ethics in Legal Scholarship

Conference Contribution

2016
2016

Other Journal

2015

Time for legislative clarity on consent to medical treatment
Hope Davidson and Jennifer Schweppe
Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland

Peer Reviewed Journal

2016

When is a voluntary patient not a voluntary patient?
Hope Davidson
International Journal of Mental Health and Capacity Law