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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

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

2016

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