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Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotlandc. 1850-1990

Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Mark Freemen, Eleanor Gordon, and Krista Maglen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861162
eISBN:
9781474406222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book amrks the contribution of Anne Crowther to scholarship in British history. Focusing on Scotland, it draws together the three main strands of Professor Crowther’s academic research – ... More

Mixed Jurisdictions ComparedPrivate Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Vernon Palmer and Elspeth Reid

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Returning to a theme featured in some of the earlier volumes in the Edinburgh Studies in Law series, this volume offers an in-depth study of ‘mixed jurisdictions’ — legal systems that combine ... 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

Oil and Gas LawCurrent Practice & Emerging Trends

Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Greg Gordon, John Paterson, and Emre Usenmez (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This highly successful bookbrings together academic and practicing lawyers to consider the key legalissues facing the United Kingdom as it becomes a progressively more mature hydrocarbon province. ... More

Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Kenneth Norrie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a miscellany of short commentaries on a disparate range of issues relating to (primarily Scottish) family law. It is a collected reprinting of commentaries over the course of almost 12 ... More

Reassessing Legal Humanism and its ClaimsPetere Fontes?

Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Paul J. du Plessis and John W. Cairns (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal humanism has become deeply entrenched in most modern works on European legal history from the seventeenth century onwards and has been accepted with such blind faith by many modern scholars ... More

Rights of Personality in Scots LawA Comparative Perspective

Rights of Personality in Scots Law: A Comparative Perspective

Niall Whitty and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860271
eISBN:
9781474406253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860271.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book considers topical issues relating to rights of privacy and other rights of personality in Scots private law in its unique historical and comparative context as Europe’s only “mixed” ... 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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