Legal History
Programme and Papers

Any available abstracts and papers are listed below the programme:


Session 1: Thursday 11 September 2014 11.00-12.30 Room

1A       Hector MacQueen (Edinburgh)

            “It’s in the post”: distance contracting in Scotland 1681-1855

1B        Victoria Barnes (Reading)

            Banking crises, perceptions of culpability and legal responses: Banking Co                                             partnership Act 1826 and introduction of joint stock banking in England and Wales

1C        Sarah Wilson (York)

            Bankers and Criminal Liability in the Post-Crisis Regulatory Environment: A tale of                           two elites, past present and future


Session 2: Thursday 11 September 2014 14.00-15.30 Room

2A       Rosemary Auchmuty (Reading), Erika Rackley (Birmingham)

            The Women’s Legal Landmarks Project

2B       Heather Roberts (Australian National University)

            Women Judges’ “Maiden Speeches”: Telling a history of woman judges through                                      judicial swearing-in ceremonies

2C       Clare Sandford-Couch (Northumbria)

              Judging in the 14th Century: the use of images to guide and inform


Session 3 Friday 12 September 2014 09.30-11.00 Room

3A        Jackie Lane (Huddersfield)

            The role of law in industrial relations in the 1960s

3B        Maureen Spencer (Middlesex)

            Revealing the history of trial secrecy: from Public Interest Immunity to Closed                                       Material Procedures

3C        Jo Pearman (Kent)

            “In questions relating to the custody and education of infants the rules of equity                                   shall prevail”: The curious cases of Dr Barnardo


Session 4 Friday 12 September 2014 11.30-13.00 Room

4A        Tom Allen (Durham)

              Land Settlement in the Sudan Condominium 1899-1925

4B        Donal Coffey (Portsmouth)

              Secession in the British Commonwealth of Nations 1921-1948

4C        Ruth Lamont (Manchester)

             'Let every man have his own wife’?: Convict Marriage in early-Colonial Australia

 

Abstracts

‘”It’s in the post”: distance contracting in Scotland 1681-1855’ by Hector MacQueen.
‘Women Judges’ “Maiden Speeches”: Telling a history of woman judges through judicial swearing-in ceremonies by Heather Roberts.
‘”In questions relating to the custody and education of infants the rules of equity shall prevail: The curious cases of Dr Barnardo by Jo Pearman.
‘Banking crises, perceptions of culpability and legal responses: Banking Co-partnership Act 1826 and introduction of joint stock banking in England and Wales’ by Victoria Barnes.
‘Judging in the 14th Century: the use of images to guide and inform’ by Clare Sandford-Couch.
Land Settlement in the Sudan Condominium 1899-1925 by Tom Allen.
Bankers and Criminal Liability in the Post-Crisis Regulatory Environment: A tale of two elites, past present and future by Sarah Wilson.
The role of law in industrial relations in the 1960s by Jackie Lane (.
Judicial Ijtihtad: Contribution of the English Legal System in the Development of Islamic Law by Zubair Abbasi.
The Women’s Legal Landmarks Project by Rosemary Auchmuty (Reading) and Erika Rackley (Birmingham.
‘Revealing the history of trial secrecy: from Public Interest Immunity to Closed Material Procedures by Maureen Spencer.
Secession in the British Commonwealth of Nations 1921-1948 by Donal Coffey.
Let every man have his own wife’?: Convict Marriage in early-Colonial Australia by Ruth Lamont.

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