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A Diary of Injustice in Scotland  Live bookmark  

Author: Peter Cherbi  

One Law for Lawyers: Under the guise of ‘Consumer Protection’ Law Society of Scotland propose new pro-lawyer legislation to maintain control over self regulation of solicitors
CRIME SECRET: Crown Office flouting of Freedom of Information laws results in intervention by Information Commissioner - as Police, Prosecutors & Scottish Ministers obstruct public interest disclosures
World Bar Conference: Lord Carloway - ‘luddite, paranoid & fee hungry lawyers who oppose change are wrong’ - top judge speaks on never ending reform proposals to Scotland’s Victorian justice system
M'LADY JUSTICE CLERK: Lady Dorrian becomes first female judge appointed to position of Lord Justice Clerk - second most powerful judge in Scotland
CROWN CROOKED: Crown Office crime files reveal Scotland’s Prosecutors & staff charged with Drugs crimes, Police assault, threats & perverting the course of justice
DECLARE IT, M’LORD: MSPs seek further evidence on proposals to create register of judges’ interests, Lord President to be invited to face Holyrood Committee after May 2016 elections
LORD NO-WAY: Top judge Lord Carloway hits out at judicial interests register proposal - tells Holyrood ‘justice could suffer’ if judges are forced to reveal secret wealth, tax, land ownership & financial links to big business
REGULATION ROBBER: Lawyer who ripped off clients & embezzled £1.04m from Bank escapes Proceeds of Crime prosecution - thanks to solicitors' self regulation stitch-up

Highland Lawyer  Live bookmark  

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.

A little introspection game
Buy Titled Plots from Atlantic Titles Ltd
Lest we forget…
Style Continuing Power of Attorney
Tartan Nation
Kant get service – putting it through the Mills
View through a Crystal Ball darkly…
Paying the Victim Bill

The Paisley Snail  Live bookmark  

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.

The First Lady of MiniTrials retiring?
Magna Carta
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2014 - a retrospective
Edinburgh MiniTrials - 3 October 2015
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2013
Being a juror
What is the Supreme Court?
Visit Court on your computer?

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