Section: Recent Publications

Recent Publications

Books

Journal Articles and Chapters

 

2016

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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