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64 Drake L. Rev. Discourse 101 (2015)

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                SCOTLAND: AN EXAMPLE OF
                     CONSTITUTIONALISM


                          Michael  P. Clancy*



                          TABLE   OF CONTENTS

   I. Introdu ction .............................................................................................10 1
   II. E arly D evelopm   ent..................................................................................101
   III. A nglo-N   orm  an  Influences.......................................................................102
   IV. The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries ...............................................103
   V . The Eighteenth   C entury...........................................................................104
   V I. The   Scottish  Enlightenm    ent.....................................................................105
 VII. The Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries ......................................106
 V III. R esurgent N   ationalism    ............................................................................107
 IX . D evolu tion ...............................................................................................10 8
 X.   There Shall Be a Scottish Parliament ......................................................108
 XI.  The Proposals for the Referendum            on Scottish Independence ................110
 XII. The Referendum         Campaign.....................................................................112
 X III. Post-Referendum       Projects  .......................................................................114
XIV.  Issues Regarding the Further Devolution Proposals Since the
      R eferendu   m  .............................................................................................114
 X V . C onclu sion ...............................................................................................116



                             I. INTRODUCTION
     This Article covers the development of Scotland as a distinct jurisdiction in
the United Kingdom  and examines the current proposals for the creation of an
independent Scottish state.

                         II. EARLY DEVELOPMENT
     Scots first came to Scotland from Ireland' and introduced elements of Celtic


     * Director of Law Reform, Law Society of Scotland; OBE, LL.B., LL.M., (Glasgow);
LL.B.,  (London).      http://www.lawscot.org.uk/about-us/who-we-are/senior-management-
team/michael-clancy/. The views in this article are the authors own and do not reflect the views
of the Law Society of Scotland.
    1. See    Scottish History,  SCOTLAND.ORG,   http://www.scotland.org/about-


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