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Does the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Adequately Protect Persons with Learning Difficulties Against Needless Non-Consensual Sterilisation?
(University of Plymouth Press, 2015)
Non-consensual contraceptive sterilisation of people with learning difficulties is inherently controversial. As such any legal framework that provides for such a procedure needs to rigorously scrutinised in terms of its ...
‘Gender Fraud’ Where do we go from here?
(University of Plymouth Press, 2016)
This paper outlines work in progress that examines liability for sex offences involving ‘gender fraud’ and asks how things might be viewed differently from a transnormative perspective. It considers vitiation of consent ...
The Concept of Consent under the Sexual Offences Act 2003
(University of Plymouth Press, 2010)
The concept of consent is fundamental in considering the crime of rape under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (SOA). Consent was placed on a statutory footing for the first time by the SOA which defines consent alongside ...