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The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment

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Van Zyl Smit, D., & Morrison, K. (2020)
The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 28(1), 76-102. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718174-02801004
More people are serving life sentences in Scotland as a proportion of the national population than in any other country in Europe. Yet Scotland claims to adopt a welfarist rat...

No Oral Modification Clauses: Solid as a Rock

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Dodd, L. (2019)
No Oral Modification Clauses: Solid as a Rock. Juridical Review, 2019(4), 342-349
This is an analysis of the 2018 UK Supreme Court case Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd, which concerned the legal validity of No Oral Modification cla...

Thomas Craig on the origin and development of feudal law

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Dodd, L. (2019)
Thomas Craig on the origin and development of feudal law. Legal History Review / Revue d'Histoire du Droit / Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 87(1-2), 86-127. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718190-08712P04
When Thomas Craig (c.1538-1608) wrote his great treatise on Scottish feudal practice, the Jus feudale, he devoted a considerable part of the first book to legal origins. This ...

Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd: Limiting the Scope of Gain-Based Damages

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Dodd, L. (2019)
Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd: Limiting the Scope of Gain-Based Damages. Edinburgh Law Review, 23(2), 242-247. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2019.0552
This is an analysis of the UK Supreme Court case Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Limited, concerning the nature and scope of gain-based damages.

Book review: Karman: A Brief Treatise on Action, Guilt, and Gesture

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Giuseppe, M. (2020)
Book review: Karman: A Brief Treatise on Action, Guilt, and Gesture. European Journal of Social Theory, 23(2), 278-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368431019852710
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"Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan

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Whitecross, R. (2018)
"Like a pot without a handle": Law, Meaning and Practice in Medieval Bhutan. Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 26,
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Threshold point utilisation in juror decision-making

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Curley, L. J., MacLean, R., Murray, J., Pollock, A. C., & Laybourn, P. (2019)
Threshold point utilisation in juror decision-making. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 26(1), 110-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2018.1485520
The current research aimed to identify whether a model of juror decision making (i.e. the threshold model) that encompasses both rational and intuitive decision making exists....

The bastard verdict and its influence on jurors

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Curley, L. J., Maclean, R., Murray, J., Laybourn, P., & Brown, D. (2019)
The bastard verdict and its influence on jurors. Medicine, Science and the Law, 59(1), 26-35. https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802418811740
The Scottish Legal system is a unique jurisdiction as jurors are able to give Not Proven verdicts in addition to the well-known Anglo-American verdicts (Guilty and Not Guilty)...

The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court

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Moran, C. F. (2018)
The Problem of the Authority of the International Criminal Court. International Criminal Law Review, 18(5), 883-901. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718123-01805001
This research examines the problem of the authority of the International Criminal Court (ICC), focusing on its claim to jurisdiction as its primary exercise of authority. The ...

Rethinking Childhood Contributory Negligence: 'Blame', 'Fault' - but what about Children's Rights?

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Macfarlane, L. (2018)
Rethinking Childhood Contributory Negligence: 'Blame', 'Fault' - but what about Children's Rights?. Juridical Review, 75-97
Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that the child’s ‘best interests… shall be a primary consideration’ in all actions concerning th...

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