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Continuity, Change and Pragmatism in the Law: Essays in Memory of Professor Angelo Forte




Simpson Andrew R. C., Styles Scott Crichton, West Euan and Wilson Adelyn L. M. (eds) Continuity, Change and Pragmatism in the Law: Essays in Memory of Professor Angelo Forte, Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 2016, pp.557 + vii. ISBN: 978-1-85752-039-2

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Detailed Description

Available Open Access: https://doi.org/10.57132/book8


List of Contributors

Introduction: Professor Angelo Forte
Andrew R. C. Simpson

Pragmatism, Precepts and Precedents: Commercial Law and Legal History
Hector L. MacQueen

‘There’s a Scholar on the Water’:Angelo Forte and Obligations as the Bedrock
John Blackie

Motives for Murder: The Role of Sir Ralph Paynel in the Murder of William Cantilupe (1375)
Frederik Pedersen

Procedures for Dealing with Robbery in Scotland before 1400
Andrew R. C. Simpson

A Dubious Tale of Misfortune Revealing the True Nature of Udal Law on Shetland and the Schound Bill – Shetland Law at the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century
Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde

The ‘authentick practique bookes’ of Alexander Spalding
Adelyn L. M. Wilson

Scottish Marine Insurance before the Mid-Eighteenth Century
Scott Crichton Styles

The Rationale and Fundamental Structure of the Conditio Si Testator Sine Liberis Decesserit in Scots Law
Roderick R. M. Paisley

The Presumption Arising from Possession of Corporeal Moveable Property: Questioning Received Wisdom
David Carey Miller

Ships as a Branch of Property Law
George L. Gretton

Certainty and Security
Malcolm Clarke

Economic Frustration Revisited
Ewan McKendrick

The Exclusion of Consequential Loss in the Piper Alpha Case:A Study of Lord Rodger’s Method of Textual Analysis
Greg Gordon

Credit Rating Agencies and Their Conflicts of Interests: Causes, Consequences and Cure
Tom Burns

Wind-Farms – Whither Nuisance?
Francis McManus

Angelo Forte, Bibliography of Works