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Enlightenment, legal education, and critique

Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: selected essays on the history of Scots Law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John W. Cairns
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Scotland
  • Publication Information: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015] ©2015
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Selected essays on the history of Scots law, vol. 2
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XXVIII, 460 pages ; 24 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Enlightenment, legal education, and critique is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: John W. Cairns.
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Copyright Date: 2015
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Country/State: Scotland
  • Number of Editions: 2 editions
  • First edition Date: 2014
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDC330
  • Dewey Code: 349.411
  • ISBN: 9780748682133 0748682139
  • OCLC: 921873606

Main Contents

Lawyers, law professors, and localities : the universities of Aberdeen, 1680-1750
Rhetoric, language and Roman law : legal education and improvement in eighteenth-century Scotland
The influence of Smith's jurisprudence on legal education in Scotland
The first Edinburgh Chair in Law : Grotius and the Scottish enlightenment
The origins of the Glasgow Law School : the professors of civil law, 1714-1761
William Crosse, Regius Professor of Civil Law in the University of Glasgow, 1746-1749 : a failure of enlightened patronage
“Famous as a school for law as Edinburgh … for medicine” : legal education in Glasgow, 1761-1801
John Millar, Ivan Andreyevich Tret'yakov, and Semyon Efimovich Desnitsky : a legal education in Scotland, 1761-1767
From “speculative” to “practical” legal education : the decline of the Glasgow Law School, 1801-1830
John Millar's lectures on Scots criminal law
Hamesucken and the major premiss in the libel 1672-1770 : criminal law in the Age of Enlightenment
Ethics and the science of legislation : legislators, philosophers, and courts in eighteenth-century Scotland
Stoicism, slavery, and law : Grotian jurisprudence and its reception
The noose hidden under flowers : marriage and law in Saint Ronan's well
A note on The bride of Lammermoor : why Scott did not mention the Dalrymple legend until 1830.

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Offers a collection of essays on legal history from the career of John W Cairns. This title deals with broad themes in Legal History, such as the development of Scots Law, essays on Roman law and miscellaneous essays on the literary and philosophical traditions within law. '''

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