List of leading Scottish legal cases

List of leading Scottish legal cases is a list of leading Scottish legal cases.

Constitutional Law

* Burmah Oil Co. v Lord Advocate [1965] AC 75
* MacCormick v. Lord Advocate
* Free Church case
* West v Secretary of State for Scotland 1992 SC 385


* Boyd & Forest v Glasgow & South-Western Railway Co. 1912 SC (HL) 93
* Dumbarton Steamboat Co. Ltd. v MacFarlane (1899) 1 F 993
* Hunter v General Accident, Fire and Life Assurance Corpn. 1909 SC (HL) 30
* Jacobsen, Sons & Co. v E Underwood & Son Ltd. (1894) 21 R 654
* Morrison v Robertson 1908 SC 332
* Morton's Trustees v Aged Christian Friend Society of Scotland (1899) 2 F 82
* Philip & Co. v Knoblauch 1907 SC 994
* Wolf & Wolf v Forfar Potato Co. Ltd. 1984 SLT 100


* Brennan v HMA 1977 JC 38
* Cawthorne v HMA 1968 JC 32
* Crawford v HMA 1950 JC 67
* Drury v HMA 2001 SCCR 583
* HMA v Ross 1991 JC 210
* Jamieson v HMA 1994 SLT 537
* Khaliq v HM Advocate 1984 JC 23
* Smart v HMA 1975 JC 30
* Smith v Donnely 2001 SLT 1007
* Sutherland v HMA 1994 SLT 634
* Cinci v HMA 2004
* McKearney v HMA 2004


* Sheridan v News International 2006

Delict (tort)

*Donoghue v Stevenson 1932 SC (HL) 31


* MacLeod v Kerr 1965 SC 253
* Sharp v Thomson 1997 SC(HL) 66
* The Douglas Case ca 1745 (see Lord Monboddo)


* McCaig v University of Glasgow 1907 SC 231

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