Bernadette M. McSherry

Melbourne Social Equity Institute

Foundation Director

Parkville, Victoria 3010

Australia

Monash Faculty of Law

Adjunct Professor

Wellington Road

Clayton, Victoria 3800

Australia

Melbourne Law School

Adjunct Professor

University Square

185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Victoria, Victoria 3010

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Trafficking in Women and Forced Migration: Moving Victims Across the Border of Crime into the Domain of Human Rights

International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 67, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/35
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 May 2010
Bernadette M. McSherry and Susan York Kneebone
Melbourne Social Equity Institute and Melbourne Law School
Downloads 264 (77,806)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Human Trafficking, People Trafficking, Human Rights, Women's Rights

2.

Confidentiality in Therapeutic Relationships: The Need to Develop Comprehensive Guidelines for Mental Health Professionals

Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/39, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 124-131, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Feb 2008
Annegret Kaempf and Bernadette M. McSherry
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 216 (89,583)

Abstract:

Confidentiality in therapeutic relationships, breach of confidentiality, guidelines for mental health professionals

3.

Health Professional-Patient Confidentiality: Does the Law Really Matter?

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 489, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/27
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Apr 2010
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 206 (108,147)

Abstract:

Health professionals, Doctor Patient Privilege, Confidentiality, Mental Health, Disclosure

4.

Without Sex: Slavery, Trafficking in Persons and the Exploitation of Labour in Australia

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, p. 4, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/38
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Miriam Cullen and Bernadette M. McSherry
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law and Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 194 (104,391)

Abstract:

Human Trafficking, Labour Trafficking, Exploitation of Workers, Slavery, Wei Tang

5.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 16, No. 1, p. 17, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/36
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 161 (135,324)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Disabilities, United Nations, Article 25, Australia's obligations

6.

Regulating to Ensure Patient Safety in Hospitals: Towards a Comprehensive Framework

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 228-243, 2006, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2009
Anna Macleod and Bernadette M. McSherry
Monash University and Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 133 (162,177)

Abstract:

Regulatory regimes, patient safety, public hospitals, safety standards

7.

Sex, Drugs and Evil Souls: The Growing Reliance on Preventive Detention Regimes

Monash University Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2006, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper 2007/03
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 126 (174,744)

Abstract:

preventive detention, arbitrary detention, terrorism

8.

The Government's Duty of Care to Provide Adequate Health Care to Immigration Detainees

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 281-284, 2006, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/38
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 117 (177,935)

Abstract:

duty of care,adequate health care, immigration detainees, wrongful deportation, Australian citizens

9.

Mental Health and Human Rights: The Role of the Law in Developing a Right to Enjoy the Highest Attainable Standard of Mental Health in Australia

Journal of Law & Medicine, Vol. 15, p. 773, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/31
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 May 2010
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 116 (164,031)

Abstract:

Mental Health, Human Rights, Australia, right to mental health, role of law

10.

Access to Confidential Medical Records by Courts and Tribunals: The Inapplicability of the Doctrine of Public Interest Immunity

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 15-19, 2006, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/37
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 99 (204,327)

Abstract:

public records, medical records, personal health records, public interest immunity

11.

Providing Mental Health Services and Psychiatric Care to Immigration Detainees: What Tort Law Requires

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Vol. 14, No. 2, p. 260, 2007, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007/45
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 May 2009
Bernadette M. McSherry and Azadeh Dastyari
Melbourne Social Equity Institute and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 86 (218,672)

Abstract:

Immigration detention, asylum seekers, psychiatric care, mental health, Cornelia Rau

12.

Diversion Down Under - Programs for Offenders with Mental Illnesses in Australia

International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, Vol. 33, pp. 249-257, 2010, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2011
Elizabeth Richardson and Bernadette M. McSherry
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 81 (221,648)

Abstract:

mental health, diversion, Magistrates, psychiatric court liaison, funding, criminal justice, offenders

13.

Legal Capacity Under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Journal of Law and Medicine. 20:22-27 (2012)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 58 (129,934)

Abstract:

mental health law, substituted decision making, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, legal capacity

14.

Mental Health Laws for Those ‘Compliant’ with Treatment

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/48
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Bernadette M. McSherry and Damien Bruckard
Melbourne Social Equity Institute and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 56 (281,491)
Citation 1

Abstract:

mental health, involuntary detention, mental illness, capacity, consent, legislative responses, European Court of Human Rights

15.

Mental Health Laws: Where to from Here?

Monash University Law Review 40(1): 175-197
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Dec 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 36 (218,672)

Abstract:

Mental Health, Criminal Law, Human Rights, Law Reform

16.

Torture and Ill-Treatment in Health Care Settings: Lessons from the United Nations

Journal of Law and Medicine, Volume 20, pp. 712-718 (2013)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Oct 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 33 (295,614)

Abstract:

Torture, international law, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, involuntary detention, reproductive rights

17.

The Preventive Detention of 'Dangerous' Sex Offenders in Australia: Perspectives at the Coalface

International Journal of Criminology and Sociology. 2:296-305. 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Aug 2014
Patrick Keyzer and Bernadette M. McSherry
La Trobe University - School of Law and Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 18 (374,425)

Abstract:

preventive detention, sex offenders, dangerousness

18.

Laws to Detain Individuals with Substance Dependency: Breaching Human Rights or Restoring Health?

Journal of Law and Medicine. 19:225-231 (2011)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 8 (422,874)

Abstract:

mental health, mental health treatments, mental health law reform, human rights

19.

Detention and Treatment Down Under: Human Rights and Mental Health Laws in Australia and New Zealand

Medical Law Review. 19:548-580. 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry and Kay Wilson
Melbourne Social Equity Institute and Monash University
Downloads 4 (484,564)

Abstract:

mental health laws, human rights, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

20.

Hospital Orders for Offenders with Mental Illnesses: An Appropriate Diversionary Option?

Journal of Law and Medicine. 16:568-573 (2009)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 2 (508,293)
Citation 1

Abstract:

hospital orders, mental illness, treatment of the mentally ill

21.

Who Do I Turn to? Resolving Complaints by Mental Health Consumers and Carers.

Journal of Law and Medicine. 18:669-676 (2011)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 2 (499,181)

Abstract:

mental health, mental health carers, mental health complaints

22.

Incorporating Carers' Rights in Mental Health Legislation

Journal of Law and Medicine. 17:481-486 (2010)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Bernadette M. McSherry
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Downloads 2 (479,448)

Abstract:

mental health, human rights, rights of carers

23.

The Preventive Detention of Sex Offenders: Law and Practice

38 University of New South Wales Law Journal 792-822, La Trobe Law School - Law & Justice Research Paper Series Paper No. 16-1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Patrick Keyzer and Bernadette M. McSherry
La Trobe University - School of Law and Melbourne Social Equity Institute
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Abstract:

24.

Seclusion and Restraint: Rethinking Regulation from a Human Rights Perspective

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Vol. 17, p. 551, 2010, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 77.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Surabhi Kumble and Bernadette M. McSherry
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Melbourne Social Equity Institute

Abstract:

human rights, regulation, restraint, seclusion, human rights, psychological, physical harm, codes of practice

25.

Australian and Canadian Mental Health Acts Compared

Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 1126, No. 44, 2010
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
John E. Gray, Bernadette M. McSherry, Richard O'Reilly and Penelope June Weller
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Melbourne Social Equity Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law

Abstract:

mental health, Australia, Canada, involuntary admission, treatment authorization, consent, compulsory treatment, disabilities

26.

To Detain or Not to Detain: A Question of Public Duty?

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, p. 288, 2009
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Bernadette M. McSherry and Shrikanth Rangarajan
Melbourne Social Equity Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

Duty of care, duty to detain, mental illness, negligence, psychiatrists