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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

Breach of the Peace

Breach of the Peace

Pamela R. Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What do the following behaviours have in common: shouting and swearing, painting graffiti, killing a fox by kicking it, glue-sniffing, cross-dressing in public, dangerous driving, discharging a ... More

Childhood and Crime

Childhood and Crime

Claire McDiarmid

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a treatise on youth justice which examines the treatment, by the criminal law and the criminal justice system, of children who commit serious crimes. It draws on legal, philosophical and ... More

Cicero's LawRethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Paul J. du Plessis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474408820
eISBN:
9781474426763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Why did Roman prosecutors typically accuse the defendant of multiple crimina, when in most standing criminal courts the punishment imposed on a guilty defendant was the same (typically “capital,” ... More

Commercial Arbitration

Commercial Arbitration

Hong-Lin Yu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides a practical guide to the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 together with comparative international case studies. It provides a thorough analysis of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act ... 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 Consequences of Possession

The Consequences of Possession

Eric Descheemaeker (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The comparative law of property is a budding, but still extremely underdeveloped, field of study; yet its importance is self-evident in an age of Europeanisation of law and legal scholarship. ... 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

Enlightenment, Legal Education, and CritiqueSelected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

John W. Cairns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This is the second volume in a collection of the most influential essays on legal history from the career of Professor John W. Cairns. The book deals with broad themes in legal history, such as the ... More

Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

James Chalmers and Fiona Leverick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book honours the work of Sir Gerald Gordon CBE QC LLD (1929– ). In modern times few, if any, individuals can have been as important to a single country's criminal law as Sir Gerald has been to ... More

The European Charter of Local Self-GovernmentA Treaty for Local Democracy

The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Chris Himsworth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The first critical study of the 1985 international treaty that guarantees the status of local self-government (local autonomy). Chris Himsworth analyses the text of the 1985 European Charter of Local ... More

European Contract LawScots and South African Perspectives

European Contract Law: Scots and South African Perspectives

Hector MacQueen and Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624256
eISBN:
9780748651429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624256.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book sets out initially to test the claim that, as combinations of civil and common law influences, the mixed systems of contract law in Scotland and South Africa have anticipated the content of ... More

The European Court of Human RightsImplementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Dia Anagnostou

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most remarkable characteristics of the European Convention of Human Rights and its highly acclaimed judicial tribunal in Strasbourg is the extensive obligations of the contracting states ... More

Exploring the Law of SuccessionStudies National, Historical and Comparative

Exploring the Law of Succession: Studies National, Historical and Comparative

Kenneth Reid and Marius de Waal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632909
eISBN:
9780748651436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632909.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

By comparison with other areas of private law, the law of succession has been neglected by modern scholars. This book contributes to its rehabilitation by examining key issues in succession law from ... More

A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern LawFrom Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law: From Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

Jacopo Martire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411929
eISBN:
9781474435215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411929.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Although Foucault is certainly one of most influential scholars of our age, law is for Foucauldian scholarship akin to an “undigestable meal”. This is due to a seemingly unresolvable dilemma: how is ... More

Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Kevin Dunion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is the only in-depth guide to Scotland’s freedom of information (FOI) regime. Written by Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner, it provides detailed commentary on the ... More

A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Ewan Malcolm and Fiona O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book describes how mediation is currently being developed and used in a number of areas in Scotland. Illustrated with case studies drawn from real life, it highlights the basic skills of a ... More

A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Bert Calder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860820
eISBN:
9781474406116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a summary of protection orders for adults at risk in the Scottish Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 - council duties, assessment, removal and banning orders. There are ... More

Housing Law in Scotland

Housing Law in Scotland

Peter Robson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explains the extent and nature of the changes that have taken place in housing law in Scotland during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and sets out the current law relating to ... More

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