Our Contributors

Issue 1 of the Law Journal is available to read, Open Access, on our website at the embedded link! Our brilliant contributors have provided the Law Journal with a commendable beginning to shaping our corpus of works that successfully encapsulates what the founders had in mind for a new student-led publication focussing on law at Scotland’s oldest university. 

Contributors for Issue 1 (Winter 2020): 

  • Lauren PurseyThe Gender Recognition Act: Past, Present and Future 
  • Dr Jonathan BrownDetention of Private Persons by Private Persons as a Delictual Wrong
  • Claire MacleodTruth or Consequences 
  • Eamon MacDonaldBilateral Investment Treaties 
  • Martin BernierLaw and the Quest for Autonomy in the Western Tradition
  • Sarah GrahamLegal and Digital Fluidity 
  • Nikita KhanderiaThe Insanity Plea 
  • Jacob JoadThe Limits of Liability 
  • Nathan Beck-SamuelsHow Should the State Interact Constitutionally with Corporations which have significant power and influence over its population?Lessons on the Impeachment of Warren Hastings 
  • Dara TuncelInnovation and Medical Patents
  • Katherine Montana Rudolf Nureyev: A Legal Case Study of the KGB’s pursuits of defectors 

In addition, please see below for subsequent publications by the Law Journal: 

Preview-Review of Common Law, Civil Law, and Colonial Law: Essays in Comparative Legal History from the Twelth to the Twentieth Centuries by Oliver Roberts (April, 2021) – view here: PreviewReview_CommonLawCivilLawColonialLaw_OR

Trading with the enemy in the Great War: the directors of William Jacks and Company in Glasgow by Dr Robert S. Shiels (July, 2021) – view here: TradingWithTheEnemy_RobertSShiels_July2021

After the Flight: The Legality of the Conferences at York and Westminster by Katherine Montana (July, 2021) – view here: AfterTheFlight_KatherineMontana_July2021