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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 Chapters

2016

Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities
Hope Davidson, Jennifer Schweppe
(2016) Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities
In An Introduction to Research Ethics in Legal Scholarship; Cahillane, L and Schweppe, J(Ed.) Dublin : Clarus pp. 187-

Peer Reviewed Journals

2016

When is a voluntary patient not a voluntary patient?
Hope Davidson
(2016) When is a voluntary patient not a voluntary patient?
In International Journal of Mental Health and Capacity Law ;

Other Journals

2017

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015: how will it change heathcare decision-making for people with dementia
Hope Davidson
(2017) The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015: how will it change heathcare decision-making for people with dementia
In Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland;

2015

Time for legislative clarity on consent to medical treatment
Hope Davidson and Jennifer Schweppe
(2015) Time for legislative clarity on consent to medical treatment
In Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland;

Conference Contributions

2017

International Academy of Law and Mental Health
Hope Davidson
(2017) International Academy of Law and Mental Health
Prague

2016

Socio-Legal Studies Association
Hope Davidson
(2016) Socio-Legal Studies Association
Lancaster

2016

Society of Legal Scholars
Hope Davidson
(2016) Society of Legal Scholars
Oxford