Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

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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 work on the subject. Elsewhere, he has made significant contributions as an academic, judge and as a member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. Reflecting the academic rigour and practical application of Sir Gerald's work, this volume includes essays on criminal law theory, substantive law and evidence and procedure by practitioners and academics within and outside of Scotland, including contributions from England, Ireland and the fact, the actual law on the meaning of the a€œloss of self-controla€ requirement is less clear than this. in Drury, Lord rodger quite properly rejected an attempt by the defence to argue that, once an accused had been provoked to lose self- control, anbsp;...

Title:Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon
Author:James Chalmers, Fiona Leverick, Lindsay Farmer
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press - 2010-10-31


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