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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Scots Law Tales

Edited by: John P. Grant, Elaine E. Sutherland

ISBN13: 9781845860677
Published: September 2010
Publisher: Dundee University Press
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: £20.99

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Scots Law Tales brings a number of leading cases from the Scottish courts to life. The publication gathers together a collection of the stories behind some of the most memorable cases from the last hundred years; including the huge miscarriage of justice perpetrated against Oscar Slater, the Lockerbie trial, St Ninian's Treasure in Shetland to allegations of ritual child abuse in Orkney.

It explores the personalities involved, the events leading up to the case, what the court decided and why, and the role that the case played in the development of its area of law. Scots Law Tales presents both the human and the legal faces of these important Scottish cases in an accessible and readable format.

Scots Law, Legal History
A Knock at the Door. Sloan v B: the Orkney Case - Elaine E Sutherland
A Flag in the Wind. MacCormick v Lord Advocate - Gavin Little
A Great Miscarriage of Justice. Oscar Slater - Clare Connelly
Bringing Up Catherine. McFarlane v Tayside Health Board - Kenneth McK Norrie
The Snail in the Ginger Beer Float. Donoghue v Stevenson - Elspeth Reid
Lawyers, Who Need Them? Sheridan v News International - Alistair Bonnington
St Ninian's Isle Treasure. Lord Advocate v University of Aberdeen and Budge - David Carey Miller
Giving Up or Letting Go. Law Hospital NHS Trust v Lord Advocate - Sheila AM McLean
Folly, Guilt and More Folly. The McCaig Cases - Robert Rennie
Spare the Rod. Campbell & Cosans v UK - Kathleen Marshall
Not Our Finest Hour. The Lockerbie Trial - John P Grant.