The Origins of the Edinburgh Law School: The Union of 1707 and the Regius Chair

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This explores the foundation of the first permanent chair of law in Edinburgh, relating it to the politics and intellectual concerns of the Union. Older research is considered and corrected and a new view given of this event. Particular attention is devoted to the link between the chair and article 18 of the union and the developing discipline of ius publicum universale in a European context.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-48
Number of pages48
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Erskine
  • Carstares
  • Union
  • public law

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