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Blogs: Scottish Law
Author: Peter Cherbi
Dishonest in Name & Nature : Law Society of Scotland announces review of dodgy Scottish Solicitors Guarantee Fund, where clients claiming compensation ‘are made to feel like criminals’
CONFLICTING INTEREST : Anti-transparency top judge Lord Gill will head new ‘independent’ unified Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
The vested interests of secrecy : Justice Secretary sides with anti-transparency top judge, refuses plea for more powers, wider remit of Judicial Complaints Reviewer
Vested Interests : Protests of Scotland’s anti-transparency top judge questioned as Courts Chief tells MSPs register of interests cause no problems for court staff
LORD EVADER : Battle over Register of Interests sees Scotland’s top judge refuse to reveal information to Judicial Complaints Reviewer, brands JCR as “third party” in effort to shield judges from scrutiny
Scottish Court interlocutors branded “toilet roll” as hospitality gorged court staff refuse to correct errors, omissions of what judge really said in court
Access to Justice, Hospitality or Bribes ? Scotland’s Courts revealed as haven of lawyers gift giving to staff, secret favours & private profiteering by court clerks
SECRET SCOTS : FOI Chief Rosemary Agnew voices transparency concerns as Scottish Public Authorities fail on Freedom of Information requests
Author: Iain Nisbet
Bringing you the latest and best in Scots law news, views and reviews.
Scotland’s Future – Absolvitor’s Questions Answered
Syria, Chemical Weapons and International Law
Falkland Islanders “Better Together”
Human Rights for the Commonwealth
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill
Court Service’s Online Makeover
DLA Piper’s Glasgow office under threat
Focus on alcohol
Author: Brian Inster, Inkster's Solicitors
Explores crofting law and provides insights into this complex area of law.
Croft Registration now Compulsory
The Crofting Law Sump
Crofting Law Conference 2013 in Tweets
Common Grazings and the Lewis Gathering
Sporting Rights on Raasay to remain with Crofters
Decrofting effective after Royal Assent
Update on ‘alien’ owner-occupiers
Lochaber Decrofting Application Rejected
Author: A lawyer working in the North of Scotland
If you are interested in the law, particularly as to how it applies in Scotland; or the use of IT, particularly but not exclusively in lawyer's offices; or possibly even in programming; or if you are just hoping for some puns, sarcasm, or other low level intellectual humour, feel free to read on when I can actually find time to post something.
Kant get service – putting it through the Mills
View through a Crystal Ball darkly…
Paying the Victim Bill
Torrents of Abuse
Reach out and Touchscreen
Age of Irresponsibility
The Great Dictator
Author: Jonathan Mitchell QC
Scots law and practice
Judicial conduct and complaints
Beyond parody: Miss World and South Lanarkshire
What’s wrong with South Lanarkshire?
Standing in public law cases
Legal aid in the Upper Tribunal: update on what’s happening
Representing victims of trafficking in Scotland
Forthcoming conference: Scottish Public Law Group
The Court of Session meets article 6 of the ECHR
Author: Bruce de Wert
Housing boom predicted – but not consistent rising prices…yet!
Will my husband’s children inherit from me?
Separation agreements and transfer of title
Housing market confidence!
Property 2013 – the prospects for Caithness and Sutherland
UK high on family breakdown/divorce table
A good time to buy in Caithness and Sutherland!
Can I disinherit my children in Scotland?
Author: Hector L MacQueen and Scott Wortley
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A selection of Scottish law-related links gathered together for ease of reference. A meeting place for all those interested in Scots law, citizenship and education - with ginger beer and snails.
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2013
Being a juror
What is the Supreme Court?
Visit Court on your computer?
Happy 10th Anniversary to MiniTrials
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2012
The Paisley Snail Conference - 25 & 26 May 2012
South Ayrshire MiniTrials 2011
Reporting on news and issues of justice, law and politics, from Scotland.
Scotland's top judge Lord Gill warns Holyrood Justice Committee against scrapping corroboration of evidence justice safeguard
Selective Evidence : Lord Advocate demands MSPs remove corroboration of evidence justice safeguard to give Crown Office 'a better conviction rate'
What now for Crown Office plan to skew justice in prosecutors favour, as senior judge Lord Hope brands removal of corroboration “potentially dangerous”
Questions over Nimmo-Smith inquiry as leak reveals Rangers given no title-stripping immunity guarantee in secret SPL deal
Holyrood Petition seeking declaration of judges membership of secret societies to include McBride proposals for scrutiny of jurors interests
Police Scotland to investigate itself as Prosecutors reveal allegations PR team’s ex-cops may have asked serving colleagues for leaks on HMRC investigations
£10M Tax Cheat Voudouri fled Scotland while Crown Office & senior cops bickered over credit, promotions & bonuses for prosecution ‘result’
Scotland in Crisis under Tory Union : Conditions so bad, Citizens Advice publish Survival Guide for Scots with no money & no food
Author: Gavin Ward
Showcasing and contributing to Scots and other laws from around the globe.
Law, Technology and Design
How to make life easier for your loved ones once you’re gone
UK legislation and regulations to protect employees and employers
Calling All Law Graduates: Part Time/Full-Time Legal Drafting Jobs Available
Interview with LegalPD (Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters): Social Media for Legal Professionals
What to do if you have occupational dermatitis?
Google+ Hangout with Jonathan Lea: Legal Blogging & Social Media for Lawyers
What to do if you have suffered from medical negligence