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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

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

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

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

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