Walker, David M. A Legal History of Scotland. Edinburgh: W. Green, T. & T. Clark, Butterworth, LexisNexis, 1988-2004. 7 volumes. Complete set. As new, excellent condition. $950. * Walker's seven volumes of A Legal History of Scotland is so far the only attempt made to compile a chronological exploration of the development of the Scottish legal system from early times through the 20th century. Attention is given throughout to secondary sources and legal literature with extensive reference to original sources. Each volume covers the historical development and roles of the monarch, the Privy Council, Parliament, and the judiciary, the legal profession, as well as the substantive and procedural details of public, criminal and private law, and the influences of other legal systems and cultures (especially those of England). The periods covered by each volume are as follows: vol. 1. Beginnings to A.D. 1286; vol. 2. Later middle ages; vol. 3. Sixteenth Century; vol. 4. Seventeenth century; vol. 5. Eighteenth century; vol. 6. Nineteenth century; and, vol. 7. Twentieth century.
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