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Beyond DogmaticsLaw and Society in the Roman World

Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World

John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627936
eISBN:
9780748651474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book contributes to the debate about the relationship between law and society in the Roman world. This debate, which was initiated by the work of John Crook in the 1960s, has had a profound ... More

The Community of the College of JusticeEdinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687 –1808

The Community of the College of Justice: Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687 –1808

John Finlay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748645770
eISBN:
9780748676545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645770.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book is an analysis of those who worked in the Court of Session, Scotland's central civil court, during the eighteenth century. It looks at the activities of the highest members of what was the ... More

The Courts, the Church and the ConstitutionAspects of the Disruption of 1843

The Courts, the Church and the Constitution: Aspects of the Disruption of 1843

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637546
eISBN:
9780748671588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Commissioned by the Clark Foundation for Legal Education, this book is derived from the inaugural Jean Clark Lectures, hosted by the University of Aberdeen in 2007. Across three lectures, the text ... More

The Creation of the Ius CommuneFrom Casus to Regula

The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula

John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638970
eISBN:
9780748651481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638970.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book surveys the traditional classifications of private law to establish the cognitive techniques used by medieval Italian and French jurists to transform Roman law into the ius commune of ... More

Law Making and the Scottish ParliamentThe Early Years

Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Elaine E Sutherland and Kay E Goodall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book offers a wide-ranging critical analysis of legislative developments in those areas of law and policy devolved to the Scottish Parliament under the devolution settlement. It begins with a ... More

Lord KamesLegal and Social Theorist

Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist

Andreas Rahmatian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676736
eISBN:
9781474412315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676736.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lord Kames (Henry Home, 1696–1782) is one of the best known figures of the Scottish Enlightenment by name, and one of the least known in relation to his actual writings. He was a Scottish judge, ... More

A Mixed Legal System in TransitionT. B. Smith and the Progress of Scots Law

A Mixed Legal System in Transition: T. B. Smith and the Progress of Scots Law

Elspeth Reid and David Carey Miller

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623358
eISBN:
9780748651467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623358.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book considers the work of Professor Sir Thomas Smith QC (1915–1988) and, through that work, the development of Scots law as a mixed legal system. Smith was a leading figure in the revival of ... More

New FrontiersLaw and Society in the Roman World

New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Paul J. du Plessis (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Roman law as a field of study is rapidly evolving to reflect new perspectives and approaches in research. Scholars who work on the subject are increasingly being asked to conduct research in an ... More

Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal HistorySelected Essays

Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

William Gordon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A collection of articles on themes of Roman law, Scots law and legal history arranged in five groups. The first deals with problems in the Roman law of property and obligations, including three ... More

Scots Law Tales

Scots Law Tales

John Grant and Elaine E. Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book reveals the stories behind some of the most important and memorable cases in Scottish legal history. The cases it covers range from the miscarriage of justice against Oscar Slater to the ... More

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