Staff and students in legal history
Below are members of academic staff working in legal history.
Dr Stephen Bogle is Lecturer in Private Law and writes on the interaction between contract law and intellectual change during the early modern period.
Prof John Finlay is Professor of Scots Law and writes on Scottish legal history, the legal profession and the ius commune.
Prof Mark Godfrey is Professor of Legal History and writes on Scottish legal history, especially the history of central justice and dispute settlement in the medieval and early modern periods.
Prof Ernest Metzger is Douglas Professor of Civil Law and writes on Roman law, especially the law of procedure, and on the moral philosophy and jurisprudence of Adam Smith.
Dr Dot Reid is Lecturer in Private Law and writes mainly on private law, with a focus on its historical and theoretical aspects, and on the history of ideas.
Prof O. F. Robinson is Douglas Professor of Roman Law emeritus and writes on Roman law, especially Roman criminal law, and also on Scottish legal history.
Below are postgraduate students working in legal history.
James Cleghorn is an LLM by Research student working under the supervision of Prof John Finlay.