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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 Road to the Disruption

Jean Clark

in 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:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a lecture covering the Disruption, May 1843; the Act of Union 1707; the Patronage Scotland Act 1711; moderates and evangelicals; the Veto Act; the Chapels Act; the first ... More


The Long Shadow of the Disruption

Jean Clark

in 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:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a lecture covering the Percy case (2005); the question of ‘spiritual independence’; attitudes to Scots law; Free Church attitudes to ‘establishment’ at the time of the ... More


A War and its Warriors

Jean Clark

in 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:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a lecture covering the ‘war’ between the Church and the civil courts; the clash over jurisdiction; ‘Spiritual independence’; the advocates; the judges; no recusal by judges; the ... More


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