The Dearest Birth Right of the People of England: The Civil Jury in Modern Scottish Legal History

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Abstract

This paper considers the ideological and practical significance of the introduction of the civil jury to Scotland in the early nineteenth century, placing it in the context of the development of Scots law and procedure in the Court of Session and the ius commune and assessing the significance for it of the development of moral theory in eighteenth-century Scotland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Dearest Birth Right of the People of England
Subtitle of host publicationThe Jury in the History of the Common Law
EditorsJohn W. Cairns, Grant McLeod
PublisherHart
Pages1-15
ISBN (Print)1841133256, 9781841133256
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Jury procedure scotland ius commune

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