Public Law, Private Law and National Identity
C. Mac Amhlaigh, C. Michelon and N. Walker (eds), After Public Law (Oxford UP 2013) pp 168-199
49 Pages Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Date Written: April 24, 2014
Analysis of law as a badge of national identity, with particular reference to the example of Scots law, where private law and criminal law are more commonly invoked in this context than public law. The paper takes a historical approach to its subject and concludes by discussing whether private law is fundamentally a-national or not.
Keywords: Law. Scots law. Public law. Private law. Criminal law. National identity
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