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From Scotland and Ireland: Scotland after 1707

Philip H Brodie

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the role of the House of Lords in relation to Scotland, Ireland, and Northern Ireland. Topics covered include the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England, the assumption ... More


From Claves Curiae to Senators of the College of Justice: Changing Rituals and Symbols in Scottish Courts

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses aspects of the ceremonies involved in constituting a court in Scotland in the Middle Ages, focusing on a sixteenth-century description of what were called the claves curiae, ... More


‘Cure or Confinement’? Law, Medicine and the Treatment of Homosexual Offenders in Scotland, 1950–801

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Chapter 7 investigates the medical perception and treatment of homosexual offenders in Scotland in the period 1950−80, and, in particular, the role that medical evidence played in the prosecution and ... More


‘Culpable and Reckless Conduct’: Criminalising the Transmission of HIV in Scotland, 1983–2014

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The chapter examines the criminalisation of HIV transmission in Scotland after 1983. First, as historical perspective, it reviews the series of largely abortive attempts by Scottish lawmakers to ... More


Disclosure Appeals: A Plea for Principle

Peter Duff

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines critically the approach of the Scottish courts to determining appeals based on the failure of the Crown to disclose material evidence to the defence prior to trial. In ... More


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


Introduction

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introductory chapter fulfils three objectives. First, it locates this study within the existing, somewhat disparate, historiography relating to sexuality and sexual practices in twentieth-century ... More


‘This Pernicious Delusion’: Law, Medicine and Child Sexual Abuse1

Roger Davidson

in Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Chapter 3 examines child sexual abuse in early twentieth-century Scotland and the competing discourses surrounding its prosecution. At the heart of the study is a set of High Court cases of sexual ... More


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