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Professor Debra Morris

Law

Publications

2020

Commissioning of Services by Charities in the Third Decade of the Contract Culture: Lessons Learned (or Not Yet) (Chapter)

Morris, D. (2020). Commissioning of Services by Charities in the Third Decade of the Contract Culture: Lessons Learned (or Not Yet). In A. Picton, & J. Sigafoos (Eds.), Debates in Charity Law (pp. 231-256). Hart Publishing.

2018

The Heads of Charity in Comparative Perspective (Chapter)

Morris, D. J. (2018). The Heads of Charity in Comparative Perspective. In M. Harding (Ed.), Research Handbook on Not-For-Profit Law (pp. 343-362). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2017

Strengthening charity regulation in England and Wales? The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 and the impact of academic witnesses (Journal article)

Morgan, G., & Morris, D. (2017). Strengthening charity regulation in England and Wales? The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 and the impact of academic witnesses. Voluntary Sector Review, 8(1), 89-106. doi:10.1332/204080517x14883750672200

DOI: 10.1332/204080517x14883750672200

2016

The Charity Commission for England and Wales: A Fine Example or Another Fine Mess? (Journal article)

Morris, D. J. (2016). The Charity Commission for England and Wales: A Fine Example or Another Fine Mess?. Chicago-Kent Law Review.

The Equality Act 2010: Five years on (Book)

Davies, C., Ferreira, N., Morris, A., & Morris, D. (2016). The Equality Act 2010: Five years on (Vol. 16). SAGE Publications. doi:10.1177/1358229116655645

DOI: 10.1177/1358229116655645

Legal limits on political campaigning by charities: drawing the line (Journal article)

Morris, D. (2016). Legal limits on political campaigning by charities: drawing the line. Voluntary Sector Review, 7(1), 109-115. doi:10.1332/204080516x14558747391154

DOI: 10.1332/204080516x14558747391154

Adopting (in)equality in the UK: the Equality Act 2010 and its impact on charities (Journal article)

Morris, D., Morris, A., & Sigafoos, J. (2016). Adopting (in)equality in the UK: the Equality Act 2010 and its impact on charities. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 38(1), 14-35. doi:10.1080/09649069.2015.1059031

DOI: 10.1080/09649069.2015.1059031

2014

Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations (Chapter)

Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315765761

DOI: 10.4324/9781315765761

Government Grants - an Abrogation or Management of Financial Risks? (Chapter)

Morris, D., McGregor-Lowndes, M., & Tarr, J. (2014). Government Grants - an Abrogation or Management of Financial Risks?. In Z. Hoque, & L. Parker (Eds.), Performance management in nonprofit organizations: global perspectives (pp. ch.16). New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis.

Recent developments in charity taxation in the United Kingdom: the law gives and the law takes away (Chapter)

Morris, D., Harding, M., O'Connell, A., & Stewart, M. (n.d.). Recent developments in charity taxation in the United Kingdom: the law gives and the law takes away. In Not-for-Profit Law (pp. 254-275). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781107282117.015

DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781107282117.015

2013

The impact of cuts in legal aid funding on charities (Journal article)

Morris, D., & Barr, W. (2013). The impact of cuts in legal aid funding on charities. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 35(1), 79-94. doi:10.1080/09649069.2013.774737

DOI: 10.1080/09649069.2013.774737

The Impact of Legal Aid Cuts on Advice-Giving Charities in Liverpool: First Results (Report)

Sigafoos, J., & Morris, D. (2013). The Impact of Legal Aid Cuts on Advice-Giving Charities in Liverpool: First Results. Liverpool: Charity Law & Policy Unit. Retrieved from http://liv.ac.uk/

The Impact of the Equality Act on Charities (Report)

Morris, D., Morris, A., & Sigafoos, J. (2013). The Impact of the Equality Act on Charities. Liverpool: Charity Law & Policy Unit. Retrieved from http://liv.ac.uk/media/livacuk/law/cplu/Equality,Act,Charities.pdf

2012

Charities and the Big Society: a doomed coalition? (Journal article)

Morris, D. (2012). Charities and the Big Society: a doomed coalition?. Legal Studies, 32(1), 132-153. doi:10.1111/j.1748-121x.2011.00216.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-121x.2011.00216.x

'Admissions' and 'Exclusions' (Chapter)

Morris, D. (2012). 'Admissions' and 'Exclusions'. In C. Claus, G. Hughes, T. Johnson, & D. Morris (Eds.), Academy Schools - From Conversion to Successful Operation (pp. 28-39). London: Social Partnership Marketing LLP.

'Border Patrol Around the World - Charities and Private Benefit: Drawing a Line in the UK' (Conference Paper)

Morris, D. (2012). 'Border Patrol Around the World - Charities and Private Benefit: Drawing a Line in the UK'. In Border Patrol: Charitable Status Despite Inurement or Private Benefit? (pp. 30). New York: National Center on Philanthropy and the Law. Retrieved from http://www1.law.nyu.edu/

Charities and the Modern Equality Framework--Heading for a Collision? (Journal article)

Morris, D. (2012). Charities and the Modern Equality Framework--Heading for a Collision?. Current Legal Problems, 65(1), 295-331. doi:10.1093/clp/cus004

DOI: 10.1093/clp/cus004

2011

Building a big society: will charity's creeping reach generate a new paradigm for state schools? (Journal article)

Morris, D. (2011). Building a big society: will charity's creeping reach generate a new paradigm for state schools?. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 33(3), 209-226. doi:10.1080/09649069.2011.626239

DOI: 10.1080/09649069.2011.626239

'The Case of England and Wales - Striking the Right Balance: "Hard" Law versus "Soft" Law' (Chapter)

Morris, D. (2011). 'The Case of England and Wales - Striking the Right Balance: "Hard" Law versus "Soft" Law'. In S. Phillips, S. R. Smith, & S. P. Osborne (Eds.), Governance and Regulation in the Third Sector. International Perspectives (pp. 37-68). New York: Routledge.

VAT Treatment of Charities and Public Bodies in the UK (Chapter)

Morris, D. (2011). VAT Treatment of Charities and Public Bodies in the UK. In T. Analysts (Ed.), The VAT Reader. What a Federal Consumption Tax Would Mean for American (pp. 248-256). USA: Tax Analysts.

2010

Ratio discrimination in charity fundraising: the inappropriate use of cost ratios has harmful side-effects (Journal article)

Steinberg, R., & Morris, D. (2010). Ratio discrimination in charity fundraising: the inappropriate use of cost ratios has harmful side-effects. Voluntary Sector Review, 1(1), 77-95. doi:10.1332/204080510x497028

DOI: 10.1332/204080510x497028

'The First-tier Tribunal (Charity): Enhanced Access to Justice for Charities or a Case of David versus Goliath?' (Journal article)

Morris, D. (2010). 'The First-tier Tribunal (Charity): Enhanced Access to Justice for Charities or a Case of David versus Goliath?'. Civil Justice Quarterly, 29(4), 89-108.

Public benefit: the long and winding road to reforming the public benefit test for charity: a worthwhile trip or 'Is your journey really necessary?' (Chapter)

Morris, D. (2010). Public benefit: the long and winding road to reforming the public benefit test for charity: a worthwhile trip or 'Is your journey really necessary?'. In M. McGregor-Lowndes, & K. O'Halloran (Eds.), Modernising Charity Law: Recent Developments and Future Directions (pp. 103-127). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.