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Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon
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Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

James Chalmers and Fiona Leverick

Abstract

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 the criminal law of Scotland. His monumental work The Criminal Law of Scotland (1967) is the foundation of modern Scottish criminal law and is recognised internationally as a major contribution to academic work on the subject. Elsewhere, he has made significant contributions as an academic, judge and as a member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. Reflecting the academic rigour and pr ... More

Keywords: Scottish criminal law, substantive law, evidence, procedure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640706
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Chalmers, author

Fiona Leverick, author

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