The Community of the College of Justice

The Community of the College of Justice

Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687-1808

eBook - 2012
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A unique institution in a unique jurisdiction: an institutional history of Scotland's eighteenth-century legal community. How important can a court and its members be in influencing the development of a country? In Scotland's case, the answer is surprising. The remarkable metamorphosis of eighteenth-century Edinburgh, from crisis conditions in the 1690s through the Union to the intellectual heights of Enlightenment and the development of the spectacular New Town, owed a great deal to those who spent their professional lives working in the Court of Session as members of the unique institution kn.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780748645787
0748645780
9780748676545
0748676546
9780748645770
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 295 pages)

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