Historical Background

Buchanan, G (1579) De Iure Regni Apud Scotos

Buchanan, G (1582); Historia Rerum Scoticarum, 20 vols.

Union with England Act 1707

Dicey, AV and Rait, R (1920) Thoughts on the Union Between England & Scotland, Macmillan & Co

Pryde, G (1950) The Treaty of Union of Scotland and England 1707, Thomas Nelson & Sons

Smith, TB (1957) 'The Union of 1707 as Fundamental Law' Public Law 99

Mitchell, JDB (1968) Constitutional Law (2nd ed), Scottish Universities Law Institute/W. Green & Sons, pp 69-74 and 92-98

Sutherland, R (1976) 'Aspects of the Scottish Constitution Prior to 1707' in Grant, JP (ed), Independence and Devolution, The Legal Implications for Scotland, W. Green and Son Ltd.

A Claim of Right for Scotland (1988)

Scottish Constitutional Convention (1989) Scotland’s Parliament, Scotland’s Right

Upton, M (1989) ‘The Marriage Vows of the Elephant: The Constitution of 1707’ 105 Law Quarterly Review 79.

McFadden, J (1995) ‘The Scottish Constitutional Convention’ Public Law 215.

Devine, TM (1999) The Scottish Nation, 1700-2000, Allan Lane 

Munro, C (2000) 'Scottish Devolution: Accommodating a Restless Nation',  in Tierney, S (ed), Accommodating National Identity: New Approaches in International and Domestic Law, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

Walker, N (2000) ‘Beyond the Unitary Conception of the UK Constitution?’ Public Law 384

Wicks, E (2001)  'A New Constitution for a New State?  The 1707 Union of England and Scotland' 117 Law Quarterly Review 109

Tomkins, A (2004) ‘The Constitutional Law in MacCormick v the Lord Advocate’ 50 Juridical Review 213

Tierney, S (2004) Constitutional Law and National Pluralism, Oxford University Press, chapters 6-8 and pp 110-117

Brown, KM and Tanner, RJ (eds) (2004) The History of the Scottish Parliament: Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1235-1560, Edinburgh University Press

Brown, KM and Mann, AJ (eds) (2005) The History of the Scottish Parliament: Parliament and Politics in Scotland, 1560-1707, Edinburgh University Press

Brown, KM and MacDonald, AR (eds) (2006) The Scottish Parliament: A Thematic History, Edinburgh University Press

Tierney, S (2006) 'Scotland and the Union State' in McHarg, A & Mullen, T (eds), Public Law in Scotland, Avizandum Publishing Ltd

Ford, JD (2007) 'The Legal Provisions in the Acts of Union' 66 Cambridge Law Journal 106

Walker, DM (2007) 'The Union and the Law' 56 Journal of the Law Society of Scotland 14

Kidd, C (2008) Union and Unionisms, Cambridge University Press

Pittock, M (2008) The Road to Independence? Scotland Since the Sixties, Reaktion Books

Mitchell, J (2009) Devolution in the United Kingdom, Manchester University Press

Walker, N (2010) Final Appellate Jurisdiction in the Scottish Legal System, Appendix I

McLean, Iain, Gallagher, Jim and Lodge, Guy (2013), Scotland's Choices: the Referendum and What Happens Afterwards, Edinburgh University Press, ch 8

Kidd, Colin (2013), 'The Union in British Constitutional Theory', SCFF Lecture, University of Dundee, 5 June 2013 (video recording)

Mitchell, James (2014), The Scottish Question, Oxford University Press