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Title Essays in criminal law in honour of Sir Gerald Gordon [electronic resource] / edited by James Chalmers, Fiona Leverick and Lindsay Farmer ; with contributions by Andrew Ashworth [and others].

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 356 pages) : portraits.
Series Edinburgh studies in law ; v. 8
Edinburgh studies in law ; v. 8.
Contents Sir Gerald Gordon : an appreciation / by Christopher Gane -- Corroboration and distress : some crumbs from under the master's table / by Lord Hope of Craighead -- Child defendants and the doctrines of the criminal law / by Andrew Ashworth -- Codification of the criminal law / by Eric Clive -- Public and Private Wrongs / by R A Duff and S E Marshall -- The idea of principle in Scots criminal law / by Lindsay Farmer -- A human right to a fair criminal law / by Victor Tadros -- The pain of pleasure : consent and the criminalisation of sado-masochistic 'assaults' / by Sharon Cowan -- The mental element in modern criminal law / by Peter Ferguson -- Theft / by Omission / by Stuart P Green -- Statutory rape and defilement in Ireland : recent developments / by Finbarr McAuley -- Don't look back in anger : the partial Defence of Provocation in Scots criminal law / by Claire McDiarmid -- 'The most heinous of all crimes' : reflections on the structure of homicide in Scots law / by Gerry Maher -- Witness anonymity in the criminal process / by Ian Dennis -- Disclosure appeals : a plea for principle / by Peter Duff -- Crown counsel : from Sir Archibald Alison to Lord Brand / by Robert S Shiels -- The codification of criminal procedure / by J R Spencer -- The summary jurisdiction to punish for contempt of court in Scotland / by T Welsh -- Sir Gerald Gordon : a bibliography / by Shona Wilson.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-347) and index.
Summary 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. The book includes essays on criminal law theory, substantive law and evidence, and procedure by practitioners and academics within and outside of Scotland.
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Subject Criminal law -- Scotland.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gordon, Gerald H.
Chalmers, James, 1976- editor.
Leverick, Fiona, editor.
Farmer, Lindsay, 1963- editor.
Ashworth, Andrew.
Other Form: Print version: Essays in criminal law in honour of Sir Gerald Gordon. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010 9780748640706 (OCoLC)535492482
ISBN 9780748679294 (electronic bk.)
0748679294 (electronic bk.)
9780748651450 (electronic bk.)
0748651454 (electronic bk.)