Monday, August 22, 2011

Scottish Legal History: The Thirty-First Annual Conference

[Via the Edinburgh Legal History Blog, we have the following announcement:]

The thirty-first Annual Conference and AGM of the Scottish Legal History Group will be held in the Reading Room of the Advocates’ Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh, on Saturday 1st October 2011. All welcome upon payment of the conference fee of £10 to the Secretary, Dr Mark Godfrey, School of Law, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ.

11.00 First Session

Bess Rhodes (University of St Andrews)
'Property, Piety and Power: Land Tenure in the Burgh of St Andrews, c.1500-1580'

Dr Anna Groundwater (University of Edinburgh)
'"We bund and oblissis us never more to querrell": Bonding and the Application of the Law in the Reign of James VI'

2.15 Second Session

Karen Baston (University of Edinburgh)
'Advocates’ Libraries in Edinburgh in the Early Eighteenth Century'

3.30 Third Session

Christine Kelly (University of Glasgow)
“Sheriff William Watson: the Forgotten Victorian Reformer of Juvenile Justice.”

John MacLeod (University of Glasgow)
“Transactions in Fraud of Creditors in Scots Law”