Adam Smith, the Scottish Legal Profession, and Religious Freedoms

Proefssors John Cairns and Scott Peterson discuss Adam Smith's lost work on jurisprudence, examining his influence on the formation of the Scottish legal profession and on religious freedoms.

John Cairns is Professor of Civil Law at Edinburgh Law School.

Scot Peterson is Lecturer in Politics at Oxford University. His interest lies in the constitutional history of the UK and of the US, particularly on the relationship between the church and state.