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Blogs: Scottish Law
Author: Peter Cherbi
JUDICIAL REGISTER: Holyrood Petitions Committee calls for legislation to require Scotland’s judges to declare their interests in a register of judicial Interests
CAPITAL SECRET: Crown Office block disclosure of financial costs in FIVE YEAR probe of collapsed £400m Heather Capital hedge fund linked to Scotland's judiciary
NORWAY, M’LORD: Judicial interests register of Norway cited as example to follow for Holyrood MSPs six year investigation to create a register of judges’ interests in Scotland
CAPITAL NUDGE: Scotland's top judge Lord Carloway to consider status of de-benched Sheriff Peter Watson - suspended for a record THREE YEARS over £28million writ linked to collapsed £400m hedge fund Heather Capital
DEPUTY CASH CONSTABLE: Top Cop who asked for her expenses in cash - fails to impress Holyrood Justice Committee with lack of answers over delays to dealing with Durham Constabulary probe of Police Scotland illegal spying scandal
TOP COP SECRETS: Transparency lacking at Police Scotland as spy scandal cops refuse to disclose files on complaints & historical sexual assault case details involving Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone
FAIR COP: Police Scotland officers fabricated intelligence in order to spy on journalists & sources in CCU spying scandal - evidence from Durham Constabulary's Chief Constable to Holyrood Justice Committee
PROBE THE FED: Calls for Holyrood to probe secretive Scottish Police Federation as files reveal SPF General Secretary asked Scottish Government to withdraw £374K public cash grant funding - after social media transparency calls from cops
Author: Iain Nisbet
Bringing you the latest and best in Scots law news, views and reviews.
Holyrood 2016 – Manifestos on civil justice
Burger vans and trading bans
National Priorities in Education – what does the law say?
Deus ex Lege (W.S. Gilbert and the law)
A Constitutional Convention?
UPDATE: democracy arrives at the House of Lords
Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?
Author: Brian Inster, Inkster's Solicitors
Explores crofting law and provides insights into this complex area of law.
The 2010 Crofting Law Rush
Two Phase approach to Crofting Law Reform announced by Scottish Government
My response to the Consultation on the Future of Crofting Legislation
Consultation on the Future of Crofting Legislation
The Crofting Commission Barometer
Crofting Law Group Conference 2017
Crofting Commission Elections 2017 – The Results
Ding Dong! The Convener is Gone
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.
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Style Continuing Power of Attorney
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
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
Error: The element 'html' is used but not declared in the DTD/Schema.
Author: Hector L MacQueen and Scott Wortley
Prosecuting bank directors: some historical observations
Adjusting to changing circumstances: only when frustrated
Lord Carloway to be Lord Justice Clerk
Lady Clark the new Chair of the Scottish Law Commission
Lord Gill appointed Lord President
Death of Megrahi
Gloag’s golf: a past Master
A Christmas treat from Bute
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.
A statue proposed for May Donoghue
The Forth Valley MiniTrials 2017
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2017
The Forth Valley MiniTrials 2017
New SCTS video on jury service
Stirling Sheriff Court hosts Primary School MiniTrial
New Year Honour for MiniTrials
"Top Marks for MiniTrials" - Edinburgh 8 October 2016
Reporting on news and issues of justice, law and politics, from Scotland.
TALK THE TALK: Lord Advocate hits out at staff survey revealing high workloads at Crown Office during ‘waffling’ budget evidence to Holyrood Justice Committee
DODGE AUDIT: Calls for Audit Scotland to be hauled before MSPs as Report on £2.4million cash loss at Scottish Borders Council reveals disgraceful scale of mismanagement by local authority in £80m waste project collapse
Court of Session allows proof against Levy & Mcrae and Burness Paull LLP in Heather Capital case as liquidators attempt to recover cash from collapsed £280m hedge fund
Questions over stalled probe of Borders solicitor Andrew Penman accused of allegations of dishonesty, missing files & funds, investigation continues two years after suspension
Police raid on Edinburgh law firm halted by judge - Lord Brodie hits out at Crown search warrant tactics against Clyde & Co over historic sex crimes investigation
Appeals to Scottish Information Commissioner up 14% as concerns remain over Scots public bodies handling of Freedom of Information requests
Lord Carloway opens new Legal Year 2016-2017– review, reforms, & modernisation - reality clogged courts with huge public price tag, erosion of rights & shiny new QCs
Independent Observer concludes Queen’s Counsel appointments for 2016 based on merit, no evidence of discrimination or bias
Author: Gavin Ward
Showcasing and contributing to Scots and other laws from around the globe.
Law School Under Fire for Training Handbook Guidance
Discover the Secret to A Great Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm
Top 3 Things to Know Before Making a Personal Injury Claim in England
What to Do to Avoid Inheritance Disputes & How to Handle Them If They Occur
Why online legal information tools are essential for all trainees and newly qualified lawyers looking to excel
WardBlawg expands legal guides and resources for legal consumers in the UK
How and Why Law Firms should Transition from Paper to Digital
Personal Injury Leads for Sale (UK)? Need to Buy PI Domain Names or Websites?