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Using the National Library of Scotland for your Dissertation or Thesis

In this Dissertation and Thesis Festival session learn how to use the National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk) and how their world-class collections can benefit your dissertation or thesis research.…

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PhD Sources, Materials and Bibliography Sept 2023

Recording of live introduction to the library session for PhD students in the School of Law. By the end of this session, you should be able to understand the research process, find library material…

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Ancient Law Outside the Norms Day 2

The conference Ancient Law Day 2: Outside the Norms will explore the broad spectrum of innovative, often interdisciplinary, approaches to the study of ancient law that have emerged in recent years. …

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Ancient Law Outside the Norms - Day 1

The conference Ancient Law: Outside the Norms explores the broad spectrum of innovative, often interdisciplinary, approaches to the study of ancient law that have emerged in recent years. This…

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Referencing for Law - April 2023

This session was designed to help students learn to reference for large projects such as dissertations while in the School of Law. We discuss: Why we reference and the definition of plagiarism …

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UG How the Library can help you Sept 2022

A short video which lists a number of ways the law library team can help students with their studies. This video covers: - Visiting the Law Library - Online resources - Training and advice -…

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Library Refresher - All levels - January 2022

This session delivered to UG and PG students in the School of Law in January 2022 reminded attendees of the main ways to access resources through Library Services. By the end of this session,…

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Finding International Legal resources via the University Library

A short video outlining some of the legal resources that are available through the University Library.

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The edicts of the praetors law, politics and revolution in ancient Rome - Lisa Pilar Eberle

The University of St Andrews Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research and the Edinburgh Roman Law Group present a joint seminar on 'The edicts of the praetors: law, politics and revolution…

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Legal for 40 Years: A snapshot from someone who was there

In Scotland, the legalisation of homosexual activities came into effect on the 1st Feb 1981. Terry Munyard was instrumental in this change. Join us on that historic day to talk to someone who…

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Library Bitesize: Using Law Databases

This session introduces where to find key legal databases and highlights three of the most popular that students may come across. By the end of this session, you should be able to: - Select the…

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Alan Watson Seminar in Legal History: Civil Litigants in Nineteenth-Century Sheriff Courts

Speaker: Fergus Smith, Independent Researcher, www.oldscottish.com Hosted by the Centre for Legal History, Edinburgh Law School

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Westlaw demo

Demonstration of the Westlaw database, exploring common features and helpful tips. If you have any questions about this video please let us know by emailing law.librarian@ed.ac.uk. Presenter:…

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Scottish Feminist Judgments Podcast Episode 3: Coyle v Coyle - the practice of fairness

Mr and Mrs Coyle were married for 25 years. After several years of being separated, Mrs Coyle filed for divorce. They had accumulated some wealth over the years, and they agreed to share this wealth…

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Scottish Feminist Judgments Podcast Episode 2: Ruxton v Lang - the importance of perspective

In 1998, Fiona Lang was charged under the Road Traffic Act of being in charge of a motor vehicle while over the limit: drink driving. Fiona pled the defence of necessity, saying she was fleeing in…

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Scottish Feminist Judgments Podcast Episode 1: Drury - history and cultural legacies

In 1998, Marylin McKenna was murdered by Stuart Drury. Drury was tried for her murder and was found guilty, but he appealed the decision claiming he had been provoked into killing Marylin because she…

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