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Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Author: James Chalmers; Fiona Leverick; Lindsay Farmer
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2014
Series: Edinburgh Studies in Law EUP
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection of essays honours the work of Sir Gerald Gordon CBE QC LLD (1929- ). In modern times few, if any, individuals can have been as important to a single country's criminal law as Sir Gerald has been to the criminal law of Scotland. His monumental work The Criminal Law of Scotland (1967) is the foundation of modern Scottish criminal law and is recognised internationally as a major contribution to academic  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Chalmers; Fiona Leverick; Lindsay Farmer
ISBN: 9780748640706 0748640703 9780748679294 0748679294
OCLC Number: 923621787
Description: 1 online resource (377 Seiten)
Contents: Preface; List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Table of Cases; Foreword by Lord Rodger of Earlsferry; 1. Sir Gerald Gordon: An Appreciation by Christopher Gane; 2. Corroboration and Distress: Some Crumbs from Under the Master's Table by Lord Hope of Craighead; 3. Child Defendants and the Doctrines of the Criminal Law by Andrew Ashworth; 4. Codification of the Criminal Law by Eric Clive; 5. Public and Private Wrongs by R A Duff and S E Marshall; 6. The Idea of Principle in Scots Criminal Law by Lindsay Farmer; 7. A Human Right to a Fair Criminal Law by Victor Tadros; 8. The Pain of Pleasure: Consent and the Criminalisation of Sado-Masochistic 'Assaults' by Sharon Cowan; 9. The Mental Element in Modern Criminal Law by Peter Ferguson; 10. Theft by Omission by Stuart P Green; 11. Statutory Rape and Defilement in Ireland: Recent Developments by Finbarr McAuley; 12. Don't Look Back in Anger: The Partial Defence of Provocation in Scots Criminal Law by Claire McDiarmid; 13. 'The Most Heinous of All Crimes': Reflections on the Structure of Homicide in Scots Law by Gerry Maher; 14. Witness Anonymity in the Criminal Process by Ian Dennis; 15. Disclosure Appeals: A Plea for Principle by Peter Duff; 16. Crown Counsel: From Sir Archibald Alison to Lord Brand by Robert S Shiels; 17. The Codification of Criminal Procedure by J R Spencer; 18. The Summary Jurisdiction to Punish for Contempt of Court in Scotland by T Welsh; 19. Sir Gerald Gordon: A Bibliography by Shona Wilson.
Series Title: Edinburgh Studies in Law EUP


This volume is a Festschrift in honour of Sir Gerald Gordon who has been one of the most influential figures in Scottish criminal law and procedure in the last century.  Read more...


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