Section: Recent Publications

Recent Publications

Books

Journal Articles and Chapters

2017

Karen Baston, 'Nineteenth-century Nimbys: Henry Raeburn versus the Stockbridge steam engine', in The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club (2016), pp. 27-36
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2016

John W. Cairns, 'Intellectual History and Legal History' in Richard Whatmore & Brian Young (eds), Companion to Intellectual History (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016), pp. 213-29

P. J. du Plessis, 'A word from the editors', in P. J. du Plessis, C. Ando, and K. Tuori, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society (Oxford 2016), 3-6

P. J. du Plessis,'Urban landlords and tenants', in P. J. du Plessis, C. Ando, and K. Tuori, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society (Oxford 2016), 635-645

P. J. du Plessis, 'Introduction', in P. J. du Plessis (ed.), Cicero’s law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic (Edinburgh 2016), 1-7

P. J. du Plessis, 'Postscript', in P. J. du Plessis (ed.), Cicero’s Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic (Edinburgh 2016), 228-230

P. J. du Plessis, 'Once More on the Perpetual Guardianship of Women in Roman Law', in U. Yiftach-Firanko (ed.), Guardianship in the Graeco-Roman World (Trieste 2016), 153-161

 

2015

Karen G. Baston and John W. Cairns, 'An Elegant Legal Education: The Studies of Charles Binning a Scottish Pupil of Cornelis van Eck' (2015) 83 Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis 179-201
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Karen G. Baston, ' Humanist Books and Lawyers’ Libraries in Early Eighteenth-Century Scotland: Charles Areskine of Alva's Library', in Paul J. Du Plessis and John W. Cairns (eds), Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes? (Edinburgh University Press 2015), 348-376

John W. Cairns, 'Introduction', in John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis (eds), Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims (Edinburgh University Press 2015) 1-7

John W. Cairns, 'Intellectual History and Legal History', in Richard Whatmore and Brian Young (eds), A Companion to Intellectual History (Wiley-Blackwell 2015) 213-229

Paul J. du Plessis, 'Property' in David Johnston (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law (Cambridge University Press 2015) 175-98

P. J. du Plessis, 'Property', in D. Johnston, The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law (Cambridge 2015), 175-198

P. J. du Plessis, 'Proving Adultery', in G. Thür (ed.), Marriage and Family Property (Belgrade 2015), 37-46

P. J. du Plessis, 'Postscript', in P. J. du Plessis and J. W. Cairns (eds.), Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: petere fontes? (Edinburgh 2015), 377-379

Paul J. du Plessis, 'The Prostitute and the Rock' in Marita Carnelley, Shannon Hoctor, and Andre Mukheibir (eds), De Jure Gentium et Civili - Festschrift in Honour of Eltjo Schrage (2015) 1-8

G. Rossi, Deconstructing iurisdictio: the Adventures of a Legal Category in the Hands of Humanist Jurists’, in J. W. Cairns and P. du Plessis (eds.), Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes? (Edinburgh University Press, 2015), 59-87
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G. Rossi, 'England 1523 – 1600: The Beginnings of Marine Insurance', in A. Leonard (ed.), Marine Insurance: International Development and Evolution (Palgrave MacMillan 2015), 130-148
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G. Rossi, 'Civilians and Insurance: Approximation of Reality to Law', 83 (3-4) 2015 Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 323-364

2014

John W. Cairns, 'Blackstone in the Bayous: Inscribing Slavery in the Louisiana Digest of 1808' in Wilfred Prest (eds), Re-Interpreting Blackstone's Commentaries: A Seminal Text in National and International Contexts (Hart 2014)

Paul J. du Plessis, 'A Letter from the Edge of the World' (2014) Ars Aequi 5-7

John W. Cairns, 'Teaching Criminal Law in Early Eighteenth-Century Scotland: Collegia and Compendia' (2014) 20(1) Fundamina 90-99

Hector MacQueen, 'Invincible or Just a Flesh Wound? The Holy Grail of Scots Law' (2014) 14(1) Legal Information Management: Journal of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians 2-14

Paul J. du Plessis, 'Perceptions of Roman Justice' in R. Van den Bergh et al. (eds), Meditationes de Iure et Historia - Essays in Honour of Laurens Winkel (UNISA PRESS 2014) 216-26

John W. Cairns, 'Enforced Sojourners: Enslaved Apprentices in Eighteenth-Century Scotland' in E.J.M.F.C. Broers (eds), Ad Fontes: Liber Amicorum prof. Beatrix van Erp-Jacobs (Wolf Legal Publishers 2014) 67-81

Hector MacQueen, 'Tame Magnates? The Justiciars of Later Medieval Scotland' in Steve Boardman and Julian Goodare (eds), Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300-1625: Essays in Honour of Jenny Wormald (Edinburgh University Press 20140) 93-120


2013

John W. Cairns, 'English Torts and Roman Delicts: The Correspondence of James Muirhead and Frederick Pollock' (2013) 87 Tulane Law Review 867

John W. Cairns, 'Freeing from Slavery in Eighteenth-Century Scotland' in Andrew Burrows, David Johnston and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds), Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger (OUP 2013)

John W. Cairns, 'Maintaining Slavery without a Code Noir: Scotland, 1700-78' in NM Dawson and Felix M Larkin (eds), Lawyers, the Law and History: Irish Legal History Discourses and other Papers (Four Courts Press 2013)

Eric Descheemaeker, 'Solatium and Injury to Feelings:Roman Law, English Law and Modern Tort Theory' in Eric Descheemaeker and Helen Scott (eds),Iniuria and the Common Law (Hart 2013)

Paul J du Plessis, 'The Infringement of the corpus as a Form of iniuria: Roman and Medieval Reflections' in Eric Descheemaeker and Helen Scott (eds), Iniuria and the Common Law (Hart 2013)

Paul J. du Plessis, 'Damaging a Slave' in Andrew Burrows, David Johnston and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds), Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger (OUP 2006)

Paul J. du Plessis, 'A Dialogue between Legal Theory and Legal Practice - Thoughts from the Ius Commune' (2013) Rabels Zeitschrift 379-87

Paul J. du Plessis, 'The Infringement of the corpus as a Form of iniuria: Roman and Medieval Reflections' in Eric Descheemaeker and Helen Scott (eds), Iniuria and the Common Law (Hart 2013)

Paul J. du Plessis, 'Notes on a Fire' in F Sturm (ed), Liber Amicorum Guido Tsuno (Vico 2013)

Hector MacQueen, 'A Friendship in the Law: David Daube and T. B. Smith' (2013) 87 Tulane Law Review 811

2012

John W. Cairns, 'After Somerset: The Scottish Experience' (2012) 33 Journal of Legal History 291-312

Paul J. du Plessis, '"Liability", "risk" and locatio conductio' in Roberto Fiori (ed), Modelli teorici e metodologici nella storia del diritto privato IV (Jovene, 2011) 63-95

Guido Rossi, 'The London 'Booke of Orders': a 16th Century Civil Law Code in England' (2012) Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 240-61

John W. Cairns, 'The History and Development of Scots Law' in Mark A Mulhern (ed), Scottish Life and Society: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology, 13: The Law (John Donald in Association with The European Ethnological Research Centre 2012) 62-88

John W. Cairns, 'National, Transnational and European Legal Histories: Problems and Paradigms. A Scottish Perspective' (2012) 5 Clio@Themis: Revue electronique d'histoire du droit

John W. Cairns, 'John Millar and Slavery' in Neil Walker (ed), MacCormick's Scotland (Edinburgh University Press 2012) 73-106

Paul J. du Plessis, 'The Historical Evolution of the Maxim "Sale Breaks Hire"' in C. Van der Merwe and A.-L. Verbeke (eds), Time-Limited Interests in Land (CUP 2012) 19-32


Manuscript decorations from 'Miniature of the Emperor Justinian with a sword, surrounded by several figures, a decorated initial 'I'(uri) developing a full border with angels, dragons, rabbits and dogs, at the beginning of Justinian's Digestum Vetus', British Library, MS Arundel 484, f. 6


 



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