Category Archives: Aberdeen

Abandoning Principles: The Right (and Wrong) of Abandonment of Land in Scots Law

On Friday 13 October 2017, I will be presenting a paper at the University of Aberdeen. Details of that seminar (and links to other events run by the School of Law) can be found here. The extended abstract of this … Continue reading

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Land Rights and Land Responsibilities: An Audience with the Chair of the new Scottish Land Commission

The University of Aberdeen’s May Festival 2017 runs from 26 to 28 May. I am delighted to be playing a part in a free event on Friday 26 May at 14:30, which is explained as follows. In one of the … Continue reading

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The Moral and Legal Drivers for Future Land Reform in Scotland – Guest Post by Robert Sutherland

This is a guest blog post by the advocate Robert Sutherland of Terra Firma Chambers, being a worked up version of his talk The Moral and Legal Drivers for Future Land Reform in Scotland [1] delivered at the recent land reform … Continue reading

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Some reflections on the “Land reform in Scotland: legal, historical and policy perspectives” #AbdnLand event

This is a blog post offering some personal reflections on the public lecture and conference held at the University of Aberdeen on 25 and 26 August 2016. This programme was probably the first big-ticket academic/practitioner get-together that “I” organised “myself”. … Continue reading

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Land reform in Scotland: legal, historical and policy perspectives

This is a signpost blog post, to direct readers of this blog to details of an event on 26 August 2016 at the University of Aberdeen that will take an interdisciplinary look at Scottish land reform. Further information can be … Continue reading

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The Environmental Implications of Redistributive Land Reform Redux

On 25 August 2016 Dr. Jayne Glass, Dr. Calum Macleod and yours truly will be taking part in a public lecture at the University of Aberdeen on the Environmental Implications of Redistributive Land Reform. More information can be found here. … Continue reading

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David Carey Miller: a tribute

I have a new blog post over at the School of Law’s WordPress site. It goes without saying this was a tough one to write. I first met David Carey Miller’s work as an undergraduate student at the University of … Continue reading

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