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A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Kenneth McK. Norrie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores the development of Scottish child protection law from its earliest days in the poor law, tracing the changing assumptions that underlay child protection processes, and the radical ... More

Roman Law before the Twelve TablesAn Interdisciplinary Approach

Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Sinclair W. Bell and Paul J. du Plessis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Bringing together a team of international experts from different subject areas – including law, history, archaeology and anthropology – this book re-evaluates the traditional narratives surrounding ... More

Imagined StatesLaw and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Imagined States: Law and Literature in Nigeria, 1900-66

Katherine Isobel Baxter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420839
eISBN:
9781474476478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420839.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Imagined States examines the significance of the law in colonial and postcolonial fiction from and about Nigeria between 1900 and 1966. The book argues that in the discrete period of the final ... More

The Birth of Nomos

The Birth of Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Birth of Nomos delves into the history of the fundamental ancient Greek word nomos (and its family and other related words) to extensively examine the varied co-existent uses of the terms from ... More

Schreber's LawJurisprudence and Judgment in Transition

Schreber's Law: Jurisprudence and Judgment in Transition

Peter Goodrich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474426565
eISBN:
9781474453714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426565.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Daniel Paul Schreber, a senior German Judge at the end of the 19th century, author of Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, wanted to become a woman. Diagnosed by Freud, without ever meeting this patient, ... 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

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

Law, Lawyers, and HumanismSelected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

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

John W Cairns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The first of two volumes, this collection of essays on Scots law represents a selection of the most cited articles published by Professor John W. Cairns over a distinguished career in legal history. ... More

Lord KamesLegal and Social Theorist

Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist

Andreas Rahmatian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676736
eISBN:
9781474412315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676736.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lord Kames (Henry Home, 1696–1782) is one of the best known figures of the Scottish Enlightenment by name, and one of the least known in relation to his actual writings. He was a Scottish judge, ... 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

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