Dr Dot Reid

  • Senior Lecturer (Law)

telephone: 3224
email: Dot.Reid@glasgow.ac.uk

College of Social Sciences, School of Law, Room 1/05, Professor Square, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

Biography

Dot Reid joined the Law School in January 2011, having previously taught at Strathclyde Law School. She holds degrees from the Universities of Glasgow (MA (Hons) in French and German), Strathclyde (LLB) and Edinburgh (PhD).

Her research interests lie mainly in private law, with a focus on theoretical aspects of private law and the history of ideas. Her doctoral thesis, entitled “Fraud in Scots Law”, explores the boundaries of law and morality and the way in which social, economic and political ideas impacted on the substantive law. She also writes and researches on succession law from a policy perspective and is interested in the impact of social change on modern Scots law.

She is currently the Assistant Editor of the Edinburgh Law Review.

Teaches Obligations and Property Law (Succession).

Research interests

Private law; law of obligations; contract law; unjustified enrichment; succession law; comparative law; theory of private law; legal history; history of ideas.

Publications

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Number of items: 11.

2020

Reid, D. (2020) Why is it so difficult to reform the law of intestate succession? Edinburgh Law Review, 24(1), pp. 111-118. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2020.0607)

2015

Reid, D. and Sweeney, N. (2015) Land reform, inheritance rights and unintended consequences. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 27(4), pp. 403-422.

Reid, D. (2015) Wim Decock, Theologians and Contract Law: The Moral Transformation of the IUS Commune (ca. 1500-1650). Edinburgh Law Review, 19(1), pp. 155-157. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2015.0264)[Book Review]

2014

Reid, D. (2014) General principles of contract law. In: MacNeil, I. G. (ed.) Scots Commercial Law. Avizandum: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781904968566

2013

Reid, D. and MacQueen, H. (2013) Fraud or error: a thought experiment? Edinburgh Law Review, 17(3), pp. 343-369. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2013.0171)

Reid, D. (2013) The Doctrine of Presumptive Fraud in Scots Law. Journal of Legal History, 34(3), pp. 307-326.

2010

Reid, D. (2010) Contribution to '100 cases that every Scots law student needs to know'. In: Norrie, K.M. (ed.) 100 Cases that Every Scots Law Student Needs to Know. Series: LawBasics. W. Green/Sweet & Maxwell: Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 9780414017733

Reid, D. (2010) Inheritance rights of children. Edinburgh Law Review, 14(2), pp. 318-322. (doi: 10.3366/E1364980910001423)

2008

Reid, D. (2008) From the cradle to the grave: politics, families and inheritance law. Edinburgh Law Review, 12(3), pp. 391-417. (doi: 10.3366/E1364980908000632)

Reid, D. (2008) Review of 'Law and opinion in 17th century Scotland' by J.D. Ford. Scottish Archives, 14, [Book Review]

Reid, D. (2008) Thomas Aquinas and Viscount Stair: the influence of scholastic moral theology on Stair's account of restitution and recompense. Journal of Legal History, 29(2), pp. 189-214. (doi: 10.1080/01440360802196661)

This list was generated on Sat Sep 19 05:09:27 2020 BST.
Number of items: 11.

Articles

Reid, D. (2020) Why is it so difficult to reform the law of intestate succession? Edinburgh Law Review, 24(1), pp. 111-118. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2020.0607)

Reid, D. and Sweeney, N. (2015) Land reform, inheritance rights and unintended consequences. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 27(4), pp. 403-422.

Reid, D. and MacQueen, H. (2013) Fraud or error: a thought experiment? Edinburgh Law Review, 17(3), pp. 343-369. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2013.0171)

Reid, D. (2013) The Doctrine of Presumptive Fraud in Scots Law. Journal of Legal History, 34(3), pp. 307-326.

Reid, D. (2010) Inheritance rights of children. Edinburgh Law Review, 14(2), pp. 318-322. (doi: 10.3366/E1364980910001423)

Reid, D. (2008) From the cradle to the grave: politics, families and inheritance law. Edinburgh Law Review, 12(3), pp. 391-417. (doi: 10.3366/E1364980908000632)

Reid, D. (2008) Thomas Aquinas and Viscount Stair: the influence of scholastic moral theology on Stair's account of restitution and recompense. Journal of Legal History, 29(2), pp. 189-214. (doi: 10.1080/01440360802196661)

Book Sections

Reid, D. (2014) General principles of contract law. In: MacNeil, I. G. (ed.) Scots Commercial Law. Avizandum: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781904968566

Reid, D. (2010) Contribution to '100 cases that every Scots law student needs to know'. In: Norrie, K.M. (ed.) 100 Cases that Every Scots Law Student Needs to Know. Series: LawBasics. W. Green/Sweet & Maxwell: Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 9780414017733

Book Reviews

Reid, D. (2015) Wim Decock, Theologians and Contract Law: The Moral Transformation of the IUS Commune (ca. 1500-1650). Edinburgh Law Review, 19(1), pp. 155-157. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2015.0264)[Book Review]

Reid, D. (2008) Review of 'Law and opinion in 17th century Scotland' by J.D. Ford. Scottish Archives, 14, [Book Review]

This list was generated on Sat Sep 19 05:09:27 2020 BST.

Grants

Dr Reid has been awarded the following grants:

2013-14
£2,500 awarded by The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland for a study visit to Canada to carry out “a comparative investigation of accessory liability in 3 party transactions”

2011-12
£1,550 awarded by the Adam Smith Research Foundation for a project on “Inheritance Rights and Scottish Families”

Supervision

Ahmad Mohammad A Alkhamis - 'Ascertaining of restricting the enforcement of bequest in succession and trust law'

Oliver Church - 'Exploring and analysing recent reform to the Crown Estate in Scotland, situating this within wider scheme of land reform'

Allan McKenna - 'James Wilson’s Lectures on Law'

Teaching

Obligations (Course Convenor)
Property Law (Succession)