Thirty-third annual conference
The thirty-third Annual Conference and AGM of the Scottish Legal History Group was held in the Reading Room of the Advocates' Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh, on Saturday 5 October 2013.
A full programme is available from the link to the right.
Dr Alice Taylor, King’s College, London
‘Developments in thirteenth-century justice through the eyes of Paisley Abbey.’
Prof. John Blackie, University of Strathclyde
“Seventeenth century procedure: ‘we have borrowed from Saxony … most of our … forms’ (Mackenzie, Matters Criminal, 31.8).”
Annual General Meeting ... to be followed at 2.30 approximately by:
Prof. Hector MacQueen, University of Edinburgh
‘The War of the Booksellers: Natural Law, Equity and Literary Property
in the Eighteenth Century.’
Dr Brian Dempsey, University of Dundee
‘Opposition to proposed legislation to "modernise" Scottish marriage law, 1847/49.’
Dr Robert Shiels
‘The Great War and Parliament House.’