Roman Legal Tradition

The School of Law is co-publisher, with the Ames Foundation at the Harvard Law School, of Roman Legal Tradition, a journal devoted to the study of the civilian tradition in English.  It is edited by Prof Ernest Metzger (University of Glasgow School of Law). The Editor welcomes submissions on any aspect of the civilian tradition in ancient, medieval, and modern law. ISSN 1943-6483.

The Journal is an open access publication: its contents are available from the journal website free of charge.  Its contents are also available to subscribers of HeinOnline. Articles and reviews may be freely distributed for any non-commercial purpose.

The Journal's first number appeared in 2002. The first three volumes were published both online and in print under the ISSN 1551-1375.  The second volume, a collection of essays dedicated to David Daube, is available on Amazon (see the link to the right).  Other back issues may also be available: please visit the Journal's website for more information.

Editorial correspondence should be addressed to Prof. Ernest Metzger, School of Law, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom.


Prof. Ernest Metzger University of Glasgow (Editor-in-Chief)

Prof. Charles Donahue, Jr. Harvard Law School (President of the Board of Editors)

Prof. Bernardo Periñán Gómez Pablo de Olavide University (Book Reviews)

Board of Editors

Prof. Leanne Bablitz University of British Columbia
Prof. John W. Cairns FRSE University of Edinburgh
Dr. Simon Corcoran University College London
Prof. Michael Crawford FBA University College London
Dr. Paul du Plessis University of Edinburgh
Prof. Robin Evans-Jones University of Aberdeen
Prof. Bruce W. Frier University of Michigan
Prof. Jill Harries FRSE University of St Andrews 
Prof. Tony Honoré FBA University of Oxford
Dr. C. Humfress Birkbeck College, University of London
David Johnston QC Faculty of Advocates
Prof. Dennis P. Kehoe Tulane University
Prof. Andrew D. E. Lewis University College London
Prof. Adriaan Lanni Harvard Law School
Prof. Geoffrey MacCormack University of Aberdeen
Prof. Thomas A. J. McGinn Vanderbilt University
Prof. O. F. Robinson FRSE University of Glasgow
Dr. Benet Salway University College London
Prof. Adele Scafuro Brown University