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Scots law as a civilian system: a response.

Brown, Jonathan


Jonathan Brown


This article responds to Lord Gill's speech given to the Judicial Institute on 14 July 2016, concerning the Roman law origins of the Scottish legal system, discussing how this tradition means that the Scottish system is a blend of civil and common law elements. The author discusses whether Scottish lawyers should look to English precedent for guidance.


BROWN, J. 2019. Scots law as a civilian system: a response. Scottish law gazette, 86(4), pages 59-61.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Dec 15, 2018
Publication Date Jan 31, 2019
Deposit Date Feb 25, 2019
Publicly Available Date Feb 25, 2019
Journal Scottish law gazette
Print ISSN 0036-9314
Publisher Scottish Law Agents Society
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 86
Issue 4
Pages 59-61
Keywords Scots law; Roman law; Human corpses; Legal system; Comparative law; Comparative civilian jurisprudence
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