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The spaces of justice : the architecture of the Scottish court

Author: Peter Robson; John Rodger
Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : Copublished by the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018] ß2018
Series: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in law, culture, and the humanities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the emergence of dedicated spaces for the administration of justice in Scotland. It examines the evolution of the architectural forms of the Scottish court, and the extent to which both changes in technology and commitment to cost reduction appear to have replaced civic pride as a driver in design.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Robson; John Rodger
ISBN: 1683930894 9781683930891
OCLC Number: 1005595918
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 224 pages) : illustrations, plans.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Justice-Personnel, Procedure, and Places; Chapter 2. The Courtroom in Context; Chapter 3. The Development of the Modern Scottish Court System; Chapter 4. The Emergence of Modern Scottish Court Buildings: The Superior Courts-The Court of Session and the High Court of Justiciary; Chapter 5. The Architecture of Scottish Courts; Chapter 6. The Iconography of Scottish Justice; Chapter 7. Scottish Courts Going Forward into the Future; Appendix: Courthouse Gazetteer-Sheriff Courts Followed by High Courts; Bibliography; Index; About the Authors.
Series Title: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in law, culture, and the humanities.
Responsibility: Peter Robson and Johnny Rodger.

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