An Introductory Survey of the Sources and Literature of Scots Law

Stair Society Volume 1

By various authors, with an introduction by the Rt Hon Lord Macmillan, PC, LLD, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary

Part I. Native Sources

'The Statutory Law' - The Rt Hon Lord Thankerton

'Early Records of Council and Session, 1466-1659'  - R K Hannay

'Practicks, 1469-1700' - Hector McKechnie

'Printed Law Reports 1540-1935' - James S Leadbetter

'Institutional Writers, 1600-1828' - A C Black

'Regiam Majestatem and the Auld Lawes'- T M Cooper

'Privy Council Records 1545-1707' - W K Dickson

'Financial and Administrative Records, 1264-1724' - J A Inglis

'Burgh Court Records, 1319-1834' - David Robertson

'Sheriff and Other Local Court Records, 1385-1935' - C A Malcolm

'Courts of the Officials and the Commissary Courts, 1512-1830'- F P Walton

'Presbyterian Court Records, 1560-1935'- Francis J Grant

'Custom' - The Hon Lord St Vigeans


Part II. Non-Native Sources

'Roman Law'- David Baird Smith

'Canon Law' - David Baird Smith

'Feudal Law' - John Givarn

'The Influence of English Law'- E J MacGillivray

'French and Dutch Influences' - John C Gardner

'The Influence of the Law of Moses' - John C Gardner

'The Law Merchant'- The Rt Hon Lord Murray

'The Law of Nature'- The Hon Lord Wark


Part III. Indirect Sources

'Charters, Cartularies and Deeds, 1094-1700' - William Angus

'Vatican Archives, 1073-1560'- Annie I Cameron

'Brocards' - The Rt Hon Lord Alness

'Notarial Protocol Books, 1469-1700' - William Angus

'Style Books' - E M Wedderburn

'Scottish Legal Periodicals, 1829-1935' - James C Brown

Part IV. Special Subjects

'Admiralty and Maritime Law'- A R G McMillan

'Celtic Law' - John Cameron

'Constitutional Law and History' - J R Philip

'Criminal Law' - Stair A Gillon

'Heraldic Law' - Thomas Innes

'Judicial Administration in Session and Justiciary' - R K Hannay

'Law of Nations' - William Wilson

'Peerage Law'- Thomas Innes,

'Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law'- S G Kermack

'Udal Law' - Wm Jardine Dobie

'Allodial Law' - Wm Jardine Dobie