Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays (Edinburgh Studies in Law)

Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays (Edinburgh Studies in Law)

By: William M. Gordon (author), Elspeth Reid (editor)Hardback

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W M Gordon, who retired from the Douglas Chair of Civil Law at the University of Glasgow in 1999, is well known for his distinguished contribution to Roman law, legal history and land law. He is the author of several books in these subject areas, but it is a mark of his international eminence that much of his prolific output has been published in a wide variety of journals and essay collections outside, as well as within, the UK. This important collection draws together in an accessible format much of his most important writing and, as such, will be in indispensable purchase for all those interested in these core areas of legal scholarship.

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W M Gordon, who retired form the Douglas Chair of Civil Law at the University of Glasgow in 1999, is well-known for his distinguished contribution to Roman law, legal history and land law. He is the author of several books in these subject areas, but it is a mark of his international eminence that much of his prolific output has been published in a wide variety of journals and essay collections outside, as well as within, the UK. This important new collection draws together in an accessible format much of his most important writing and, as such, will be in indispensable purchase for all those interested in these core areas of legal scholarship.

Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; ROMAN LAW: 1 Constitutum Possessorium; 2 Acquisition of Ownership by tradition and Acquisition of Possession; 3 Dating the Lex Aquilla; 4 The Actio de Posito Reconsidered; 5 Agency and Roman Law; 6 Observations on "Depositum Irregulare"; 7 The Importance of the iusta causa of tradition; ROMAN LAW AND SCOTS LAW: 8 Roman and Scots Law - the Conditiones si sine Liberis Decesserit; 9 The Interpretation of C 8.55.8; 10 Cinus and Pierre de Belleperche; 11 Roman Law in a Nineteenth Century Scottish Case: Gowans v Christie; 12 Servitudes, Scots Law and Roman Law; 13 Roman Quasi-delicts and Scots Law; 14 Risk in Sale - from Roman to Scots Law; SCOTTISH LEGAL HISTORY: 15 The Right of Women to Graduate in Medicine - Scottish Judicial Attitudes in the Nineteenth Century; 16 Property and Succession Rights; 17 George Joseph Bell - Law Commissioner; 18 Variation and Discharge of Land Obligations; 19 Stair, Grotius and the Sources of Stair's Institutions; 20 The Acts of the Scottish Lords of Council in the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries: Records and Reports; 21 Balfour's Registrum; ROMAN LAW INFLUENCE: 22 Scotland and France. The Legal Connection; 23 A Comparison of the Influence of Roman Law in England and Scotland; 24 The Civil Law in Scotland; GENERAL INTEREST: 25 Scotland as a Mixed Jurisdiction; 26 European Legal History and the Europeanisation of Law; 27 Legal Tradition, with Particular Reference to Roman Law; 28 Bibliography; List of Cases; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780748625161
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780748625161
  • ISBN10: 074862516X

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