Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2014

288 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748694679

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The Community of the College of Justice

Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687-1808

First Edition

John Finlay

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first institutional history of Scotland's 18th-century civil court and its legal community
  • An original and wide-ranging study based on primary sources, including newly discovered records from the Court of Session
  • Gives you insights into the history of urban administration, the legal profession and the Court of Session
  • Considers the legal and social community responsible for the development of Scots law at a key period in its development
  • For anyone studying the sources and singularity of Scots Law, and the social history of the 18th century

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