Open Resources


Professor Jørn Sunde, University of Bergen

'Birds of a Feather Flock Together? A Comparison of the Legal Order in the Norwegian and Scottish Realm in the 13th Century'


Professor Hector MacQueen, Professor of Private Law, University of Edinburgh

'The Kings of Scots v The Earls of Douglas 1406-1455: a Game of Thrones?'



Prof dr CH (Remco) van Rhee, Professor of European Legal History and Comparative Civil Procedure at Maastricht University

'Who is in control? Historical perspectives on the role of the judge and the parties in civil litigation'



Lord Sumption, Justice of the UK Supreme Court

'Anglo-Scottish Relations, 1290-1513, and the Beginnings of International Law'



Professor Alain Wijffels, Professor at Leuven, Kortrijk, Louvain-la-Neuve, Lille, and Leiden Universities

'England and the German Hanse: The Long Endgame (1474-1604)'


Lord Hope of Craighead, formerly Lord President, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court

'Life on the Law Lords' Corridor: The Last 40 Years'

The Stair Society - The Middle Years

Available in PDF format

The Stair Society from 1947 to 1967, by Thomas Drysdale.

The Stair Society - The Early Years

Available in PDF format

An account of the early years of the Society from its founding in 1934 to 1947, by Thomas Drysdale.