News

Miscellaneous publications and documents produced by the Society.

Sheriff J Irvine Smith, 1926-2016

With the passing of Sheriff Irvine Smith on 11 January 2016 the Society has lost one of its longest serving members, one of its greatest characters and an important contributor to its publications programme. Read full entry

Sheriff David Smith, 1936-2015

With the death of David Smith, Vice Chairman of Council, at the age of 79, the Society has lost one of its longest standing and most active members, who was a scholar with a wide field of interest. Read full entry

Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher

The University of Glasgow School of Law invites applications from PhD students in Roman law/legal history for the post of Postgraduate Visiting Researcher, to be held during the 2016/17 academic year. The selected candidate will spend a term in Glasgow and receive a £2,000 award for support. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2016. Read full entry

Books for Burma

The Society recently supported an initiative led by Dame Elish Angiolini, former Lord Advocate of Scotland and Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford, to assist the Law Faculties of Burmese Universities in setting up new law libraries. Read full entry

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