- Lecture notes, including handouts and relating articles, 1990-1991.
Papers of Dr Robert Sinclair Shiels, b1953, law graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 DC 396
- Dates of Creation1990-1991
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.13 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Sinclair Shiels was born in South Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 1953. Prior to attending the University of Glasgow, Robert was a student at Dunfermline High School and the University of Dundee , where he graduated with an MA in 1975 and an LLB in 1977 . After completing an apprenticeship in private practice, he worked briefly as a depute fiscal in Greenock and Falkirk. Robert attended the University of Glasgow from 1979-1981 and from 1984-1987 as a part time research student, and was awarded an LLM for his dissertation on Criminal Responsibility and the Misuse of Drugs Act in February 1983 and a PHD for his dissertation on Sentencing Policy and the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 in July 1888 . He returned to the University of Glasgow from 1990-1991 and was awarded a diploma in Forensic Medicine in September 1991 . He subsequently became a solicitor advocate for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.
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Deposit : Robert S Shiels : 1994
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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 08 April 2005 and Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 13 April 2005. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 21 June 2011. Names of lectures and lecturers added to file description by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist, (Cataloguing), 22 December 2011.