A War and its Warriors

Jean Clark

in The Courts, the Church and the Constitution

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2008 | ISBN: 9780748637546
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671588 | DOI:
A War and its Warriors

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This chapter presents a lecture covering the ‘war’ between the Church and the civil courts; the clash over jurisdiction; ‘Spiritual independence’; the advocates; the judges; no recusal by judges; the language of judgments; threats to disobey decisions of the civil courts; the Strathbogie interdicts; and the performance of the judges.

Keywords: Jean Clark Lectures; Church; civil courts; jurisdiction; judges; Strathbogie interdicts

Chapter.  17641 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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